23 March 2020 – Expanded testing and screening

Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa expanded testing to focus on high density and high-risk areas. This measure was intended to complement the lockdown measure.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-escalation-measures-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-mar