Minnie Dlamini Jones is urging South Africans to have a little more compassion and understanding during the coronavirus epidemic!outh African sports and lifestyle television presenter
“We all need to have a little more compassion & understanding during this time. Apart from combating the spread of this virus, govt & financial institutions need to work together in providing the best financial solutions for the majority/most affected citizens of SA,” wrote Minnie Dlamini Jones.
News24 reported on Wednesday that the novel coronavirus is gaining momentum in South Africa where, by Wednesday, the health department reported 116 cases.
The publication further reports that the spread of the virus happened over the course of fewer than two weeks.
According to News24 on 5 March, the first local case was confirmed. A man from Hilton in KwaZulu-Natal, who had traveled to Italy in a group of 10, which included his wife, was South Africa’s Patient Zero.
“Two days later, on 7 March, a woman from Gauteng, who was part of the Italy tour group, became the second person to test positive,” reports News24.
Big concerts and or events have been postponed due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Castle Lite Unlocks with Cardi B has been postponed due to the rife spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Castle Lite Unlocks was scheduled for the 12th of June 2020 at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg.
“We share the disappointment of our fans during this time of uncertainty, however, as a brand that cares for its consumers, we cannot ignore the growing concerns for health and safety as a result of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 in South Africa and around the world.
“It is important to highlight that an event of this magnitude has multiple moving parts and for this reason, the brand is deliberating and will communicate further details around new date and tickets by the end of March 2020,” said Castle Lite Brand Director Silke Bucker.
Other concerts postponed were the MTN Joyous Celebration 24 – The Rock which was scheduled to take place at the great Carnival City. Benjamin Dube’s Spirit and Praise Kimberly Tour was also postponed, including artists postponing their performances.