Coronavirus information: Who to contact

Posted on March 05, 2020

If at any stage any member of the University suspects that they may have been exposed and feels ill, they are advised to isolate themselves and to contact a medical doctor or the 24-hour UP Operational Management and Crisis Centre on 0800-0064-28 or 012-420-2310 or the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on 0800-029-999 before going to medical centres. 

All staff and students of the University who intend to travel abroad are requested to inform their Heads of Department of their itineraries and to ensure that they take every possible precaution to avoid exposure to infection. The NICD advises against unnecessary travel to areas where COVID-19 outbreaks have occurred.   

To read more about COVID-19 and for regular status updates, please visit:

•       World Health Organisation.

•       National Institute for Communicable Diseases




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