Back to Africa Check

How many people have been infected with the new coronavirus at the East London Correctional Centre in South Africa?

As of 15 April, 56 inmates and 26 officials had tested positive for Covid-19, according to the department of correctional services.

More facts

Don't be fooled - get your facts straight!

For reading our fact-checks!

Did you know that our work is free to read and share? Support our work to continue reading.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Support independent fact-checking in Africa.