The cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases in South Africa was at 668,529 on Friday – with 1,480 new cases identified in the latest 24-hour cycle. According to the statement released by the national department of health on Friday evening, 29 more deaths were reported – this brought the number of total[…]
South Africans are dying at a much higher rate than expected as Covid-19 continues to spread at a significant pace in at least three provinces. Excess deaths between 6 May and 14 July topped 17 000, according to the latest research by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and[…]
Six people have been killed in various road incidents in the Western and Southern Cape overnight and Monday morning. On the Van Rhyn’s Pass between Van Rhynsdorp and Nieuwoudtville, a man was killed when a truck rolled down the mountain pass. The truck is yet to be recovered and officials[…]
Western Cape Minister of Transport and Public Works, Donald Grant on Thursday launched the Integrated Provincial Traffic Operational Plan for the Festive Season 2014/2015. Grant said the plan has been divided into five operational phases which include pre-season, start of the holiday season, holiday, end of holiday and then the[…]
Authorities believe that Capetonians are more prone to road accidents on pay day weekends. Analysis of 2014 fatalities data indicates that fatalities on pay day weekends spike by as much as 23.6% compared to other weekends. While on average, 3.6 people are killed every day on Western Cape roads, this[…]
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