TOPSHOT - Limpopo Provincial health official gives a thumbs up after conducting a screening test on a traveller carrying a baby while making her way from Gauteng to Limpopo ahead of the nationwide lockdown at Mantsole Weighbridge near Hammanskraal on March 25, 2020.  South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on March 23, 2020 announced a 21-day national lockdown to start later this week to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus which has affected more than 400 people and ordered the military to enforce the ban. / AFP / Phill Magakoe
A health official gives a thumbs up after conducting a screening test on a traveller carrying a baby in South Africa. AFP

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