Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Legal Practice Council (LPC) urges all legal practitioners planning to attend international conferences or workshops and also planning to welcome visitors from around the country and globally to ensure that they follow all the guidelines that have been set out by the Department of Health (DOH), the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the World Health Organisation.

The DOH has confirmed seven cases of Coronavirus in South Africa to date and it has given assurance that the country has adequate resources to deal with the outbreak and has called for calm.

Reliable, credible information on Coronavirus is available from the WHO website and social media pages, the NICD website and social media pages and the Department of Health website and Social Media Pages.
The 24-hour Coronavirus outbreak hotline is :08 000 29999

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