“As SA, we have taken an additional step which is in line with our lockdown regulations. This team will be put in precautionary quarantine as they await their test results.
“We will also use this period to fully induct them into the South African situational analysis and the various provinces they will be deployed to.”
Mkhize announced on Sunday evening that there were 4,546 Covid-19 cases in the country. The death toll stands at 87.
The Western Cape continues to have the highest number of infections at 1,608 followed by Gauteng at 1,331. The province with the fewest recorded infections remains the Northern Cape with 17.