In light of the country announcing it's first confirmed case of the coronavirus, South Africans, and in particular authorities, are now educating us on how best to protect ourselves against contracting it...
Simple acts like washing your hands and practising good hygiene, avoiding large crowds and being aware of the initial symptoms are some of the top tips we've seen with regards to taking precautions against coronavirus.
Award-winning actress Terry Pheto has added to the list with her own set of rules; No hugs and handshakes!
And we can't blame her, given that the virus can be transmitted via physical contact.
Meanwhile doctor and radio presenter Sindi Van Zyl has been responding to tweeps questions about coronavirus and how it spreads as well as it's affects on our bodies.
She's also shared some pearls of wisdom with tweeps about self-care.
Here's everything you need to know to protect yourself, according to Sindi....
Stay safe peeps!
Image credit: Twitter @TerryPheto