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SA Express issued a statement on Tuesday confirming that it has suspended all operations due to the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa.

Operations will be suspended from Wednesday “until further notice”.

The airline assured customers that they will be accommodated on alternative flights.

Non-critical SA Express staff will be placed on compulsory leave.

“The airline will utilise this period to review its current network and streamline operations for improved efficiency,” the statement added.

Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday evening that South Africa’s coronavirus case toll has increased to 85.

The youngest confirmed case is a two-year-old boy from the Western Cape.

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