Sat, Jul 31, 2021

Covid-19 News Updates for South Africa

All the Covid-19 news updates from South Africa. Find out the latest Coronavirus news here on recoveries, positive cases and statistics by province…

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President Ramaphosa and Cabinet Take 3 Month Salary Cuts

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Cabinet will over the next three months take a pay cut of 33% in their salaries - as government...
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South Africa Needs Better Food Price Controls to Shield Poor People...

COVID-19 has wrought havoc on poor households in countries across the world. In South Africa, more and more people are facing hunger resulting from...
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Scientific Advice, Consultations Were Informed Before Easing of Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government relied on scientific advice, consultations and the experience of other countries when it made the decision to gradually ease...
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South Africa Covid-19 Update: Cases Rise by Over 4,000 as 183...

The number of new Coronavirus cases in South Africa has risen by 4011, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 821 889 since...

President: South Africa’s Covid-19 Response Moves From Relief to Recovery

After months of battling the COVID-19 pandemic, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country is now transitioning from relief to recovery. Writing in this week’s edition...
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Western Cape COVID-19 Cases Higher Due to Targeted Testing, Says Winde

The Western Cape has a higher incidence of Coronavirus cases than other provinces because it has been rigorously targeting and tracing potential cases and...
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SA’s Covid-19 Expenditure Characterised by Mismanagement, Finds AG

Poor financial management by public institutions once again reared its ugly head in South Africa during the disbursement of COVID-19 relief scheme funds, an...
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South Africa’s Latest Covid-19 Stats: 10 January 2021

As of today, 10 January 2021, the total number of confirmed COVID19 cases in South Africa is 1 231 597, the total number of...
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South Africa’s Trade Minister Ebrahim Patel Tests Positive for COVID-19

South Africa's Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel has tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister received his results on Saturday, 25 July 2020. This...
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Police Minister Condemns Looting of Liquor Stores and Alleged Police Involvement

Police Minister Bheki Cele has condemned the burglary and looting of at least 16 liquor outlets in the Western Cape since the COVID-19 nationwide...