LOCAL Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla says coronavirus infections in the country have increased by 18.2% in the last seven days. In the past 24 hours, around 13 000 new infections were recorded. This comes as the third wave curve is beginning to show a downward trend. Phaahla told the[…]
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s top coronavirus adviser, Salim Abdool Karim, has stepped down – saying he needed to devote his attention to his HIV research and other academic commitments. On Thursday, he said his term as the co-chair of the ministerial advisory committee (MAC) on COVID-19 was coming to an[…]
Two South African citizens working on a Japanese cruise ship have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, known as the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Friday. “The South African government has been made aware by Japanese authorities through the South African embassy in Tokyo, that there were 12 South[…]
An explosion in the southern Gaza Strip killed four Palestinians on Saturday, the local health ministry said. Medics at the scene in the Rafah area said it was caused by an Israeli tank shell. But an Israeli military spokesman said the army was not involved. “We have no knowledge of[…]
The healthcare system in the Gaza Strip is on the verge of collapse, Gaza’s Ministry of Health said Monday, warning that hospitals could stop operating within hours due to the territory’s energy crisis. Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson for the ministry, said that “Shifa Hospital, Kamal Adwan hospital, the European Gaza Hospital, and[…]
Health Minister Adel Fakeih said on Monday declared this year’s Haj epidemic-free as he announced that 70 people who were considered as possibly having MERS have all tested negative of the coronavirus. “I am pleased to announce the Haj was free of all epidemic diseases,” Fakeih told reporters in Mina[…]
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