Disease surveillance is a core function of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a Division of the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS). This report summarises information from several surveillance systems that are used to monitor the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in South Africa. This report is based on data collected up to 27 April 2020 (week 18 of 2020). Note: COVID-19 is the name of the disease and SARS-CoV-2 is the name of the virus.
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