The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in South Africa is briefing the media at the OR Tambo International airport on Sunday morning.

The purpose of the briefing is to inform the public on the repatriation and quarantine of citizens from Wuhan in China.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced this week that 132 South Africans in China will be brought home following the outbreak of COVID-19. The National Defence Force is leading the operation.

Livestream: South Africans stranded in China arriving home: