AfroCentric Group’s response to COVID-19
What is COVID-19
COVID-19 stands for Corona Virus Disease 2019.
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans and on Tuesday the 17th March 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the official designation of COVID-19.
Situation report (16 March)
AfroCentric Group takes its responsibility as a leader in healthcare very seriously, we are committed to doing all we can to be helpful to our members, the health industry and the country especially at this challenging and uncertain time.
Letter to schemes
There are a range of statements, statistics and information issued by the government and international organisations on COVID-19
National Department of Health
National Institute of Communicable Diseases
National Institute of Communicable Diseases contact details
World Health Organisation
Global statistics – COVID-19