15 March 2020 – Directed that contact tracing occur within 48 hours of travel

Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa directed that in order to decrease the risk of further spread of COVID-19, contact tracing must be completed within 48 hours.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/dr-zweli-mkhize-confirms-latest-coronavirus-covid-19-cases-south-africa-15-mar-2020-0000