Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Overview: The Government of South Africa announced that it would use mobile phones to locate those who have tested positive and contacts.
This measure was announced as part of a package of intensified public health measures along with an extension to the national lockdown.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-extension-coronavirus-covid-19-lockdown-end-april-9-apr-2020-0000