Nearly 35,000 kids exempted from school over Covid-19 fears

A total of 34,565 pupils in seven provinces have been exempted from attending school because of the fear of contracting Covid-19 – including a whopping 28,861 from the Western Cape. A further 10,903 pupils had declared comorbidities. Director-general of basic education Mathanzima Mweli released the figures to parliament on Tuesday.[…]

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Virgin says gyms are in talks over 50-person limit

South Africa’s gyms were only told that they would be limited to 50 members at the ’11th hour’, with the decision not part of the protocols discussed with the government, says Mark Field, managing director Virgin Active South Africa. Field said in a webinar hosted by Discovery Vitality, that this[…]

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61% of SA lost income due to Covid-19: research

Five months into the Covid-19 pandemic, financial distress remains a concern among South Africans, with as many as 61% reporting a loss of income. This is according to the latest research results on the socio-economic impact of the coronavirus conducted by the market research company Ask Afrika. The survey also[…]

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