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Dept of Health introduces Coronavirus WhatsApp hotline

Mar 16, 2020
Dept of Health introduces Coronavirus WhatsApp hotline

East London - The Department of Health has introduced a WhatsApp number where people can get authentic information about the corona situation.

With so much fake news out there, use this official government channel to get real information. WhatsApp the word Hi to 0600123456. You will then get the response message as per below:

*Welcome to the official government COVID-19 support service*

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.

Correct information is critical. This service provides the official and up to date information on the status of COVID-19 in South Africa.

*What would you like to know about COVID-19?*

Reply with one of the words in the list below to get the correct information on the topic:

*News* ????
*Myths* ????
*About* ??
*Prevention* ????
*Symptoms* ????
*Treatment* ????
*Risks* ??
*Travel* ????
*Testing* ????
*Share* this service ??

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