One local businessman has opted to help the elderly community of Cape Town with coronavirus care packages, because he says, they will suffer the most. The Mr Cheap wholesaler in Lansdowne opens at 09:00, but pensioners from surrounding communities start queuing here from as early as 08:30 already, waiting patiently[…]
By Aneeqa Du Plessis Darul Islam High school hall was filled with various Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) senior ulema, shuyookh, school principals, madaris, hifth teachers and other Islamic organisations who gathered on Wednesday to be briefed by medical professionals and alims on a collective response and way forward in dealing[…]
National carrier South African Airways said on Thursday its operational health and safety procedures were in line with the World Health Organisation’s protocols to protect its passengers and crew from contracting Covid-19. On Wednesday WHO declared the coronavirus disease a pandemic as it continues to spread around the world after[…]
The Philippines reported the first death outside China on Sunday from a new coronavirus that has now killed at least 304 people, infected thousands and spread to dozens of other countries. The man who died in the Philippines was from Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus is thought to have originated late[…]
A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of the new coronavirus, the first to be recreated outside of China, in a breakthrough that could help quicken the creation of a vaccine. The researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in[…]
There has been no confirmed case of the coronavirus in South Africa, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Mkhize and health officials from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) addressed the media in Johannesburg on Friday morning. At least 213 people have died[…]
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed the first cases in the Middle East of the new deadly coronavirus, saying that doctors were treating a family that had recently come from a city at the centre of the outbreak. The UAE’s Ministry of Health said on Wednesday it had diagnosed[…]
China has stepped up its response to a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 26 people and infected at least 830, placing restrictions on 10 cities Hubei province – the centre of the outbreak. More than 20.5 million people are living in the cities affected, some of which have suspended public transport amid fears that[…]
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