So you’ve just landed in Australia and are looking for a place to settle. You are probably thinking about visiting the popular tourist spot of Cape Town. Did you know that there is a coronavirus outbreak in Cape Town, South Africa? If you decide to travel there, you should know that there could be cases of COVID-19 – a disease that causes coronavirus.
The most recent figures from the South African Health Department show that there are now 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in Cape Town, with three people having fully recovered.
While there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, medical professionals advise that if you do decide to travel to Cape Town, then you should follow the guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO). These include:
- Maintaining a safe distance from other people
- Wash your hands regularly
- Avoid crowded places
- Only go to places where you know there are adequate protections in place
- Stay at home if you feel sick
If you do feel unwell while in Cape Town, there are international numbers available to call for assistance. If you do develop symptoms of COVID-19 while in the country, then contact your local health department for further instructions.
If you do decide to travel to Cape Town, then it’s imperative that you take all the necessary precautions to protect yourself and others. Follow the guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and stay safe.