Coronavirus

SA records 5 163 new COVID-19 cases, 175 deaths

South Africa has recorded 5 136 new coronavirus cases in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of cases to 866 127. The country has also recorded 175 new COVID-19 related fatalities, pushing the death toll to 23 451 In a statement, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says most of[…]

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SA records 2 888 new coronavirus cases, 123 deaths

South Africa has recorded 2 888 new coronavirus cases bringing the total number to 757 144. In a statement, the Department of Health also reported 123 new COVID-19 related deaths. “Regrettably, 123 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 35, Free State 31, Gauteng 4, KwaZulu-Natal 3, Limpopo[…]

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Clicks rolls out COVID-19 antibody tests

Pharmaceutical giant, Dischem and retailer Clicks are now offering Covid-19 antibody tests at any of its clinics nationwide. Speaking on VOC’s Breakfast show on Tuesday morning, epidemiologist Dr Jody Boffa detailed the difference between the PCR test (PCR tests are used to directly detect the presence of an antigen, rather[…]

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Number of coronavirus cases in SA increases to 702 131

The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 702 131 with 1 928 new cases identified since the last report. Thirty-eight more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported. “Ten from Eastern Cape, 10 from the Free State, 17 from Gauteng and one from Mpumalanga.” This brings the[…]

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