The South African Medical Association (SAMA) has called on government to enforce stricter lockdown measures – saying some members of the public are not adhering to Covid19 health protocols. South Africa is operating under lockdown level two – amid the third wave of the coronavirus in parts of the country.[…]
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says President Cyril Ramaphosa has not yet indicated his intention to tighten the coronavirus lockdown regulations. This as concerns mount that the country could experience a substantial third wave of the virus earlier than was initially anticipated. The first four cases of a new coronavirus variant that[…]
As the Easter weekend approaches, many people are anticipating that government will make an on the country. This as fears mount that religious and social gatherings could become coronavirus super-spread events. With a third wave of coronavirus infections looming, members of the public have mixed views on the possible imposition[…]
On the day South Africa commemorated its one year anniversary of the hard lockdown that was put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, the death toll from the virus had reached 52 602. According to the National Health Ministry, the total number of Covid-19 cases for[…]
People are protesting in some Latin American countries, unhappy because of tighter coronavirus restrictions imposed to fight a surge in infections. Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez asked all cabinet ministers to resign on Saturday, following riots at a demonstration against the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Benitez was responding[…]
The Australian state of South Australia has reported 14 new coronavirus cases, a dramatic increase from the previous day, prompting other states to tighten internal borders amid concerns of a new virus hot spot. South Australia ended a months-long streak of no COVID-19 infections on Sunday, reporting three locally-acquired coronavirus[…]
Laughter echoed from the garage of a Tafelsig home in Mitchells Plain on Friday morning, where an exciting initiative was announced to create a sustainable local food project. In commemoration of World Food Day on 16 October, a collaboration between Tafelsig Mitchells Plain Community Action Network (CAN), Organic Earth Solutions[…]
A number of new directives have been published to update South Africa’s lockdown rules. These include the re-opening of old age homes as well as pre-schools. The country is waiting in anticipation to hear whether President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce the move down to lockdown level 1 later this week,[…]
South Africa could move to level 1 lockdown next week, when president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation as promised during a recent meeting with the South African National Editors Forum (Sanef). Citing senior officials, who are privy to meetings at the National Coronavirus Command Council, City Press reported that the[…]
The National State of Disaster has been extended until October 15. The decision was made by Cabinet on Thursday, September 10. The decision to extend was made to allow for the management of the spread of COVID-19 to continue. “Cabinet welcomes the drop in the number of new confirmed COVID-19[…]
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