Tue, Apr 13, 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…

South Africa appears to have missed the deadline for Covid-19 vaccine procurement

DA: Vaccination Must Replace Lockdown If SA Is To Survive Covid-19

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has pointed out that in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement this evening, in which he has returned South Africa to Lockdown...

Health Department Discourages Use of Ivermectin for COVID-19

The Department of Health has discouraged the use of Ivermectin vaccine for management of COVID-19, until the study on its efficacy and safety is...

SA’s Latest Covid-19 Update – 3 January 2021

South Africa's Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced that as of today, "the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 100 748; the...
Eskom continues loadshedding in South Africa

Loadshedding Continues With Fewer Eskom Contractors Because of Covid

Eskom is currently implementing Stage 2 loadshedding as the country’s power system remains constrained and vulnerable, and is operating with less contractors as many...
England Stops All Flights from South Africa Urgently

England Urgently Stops All Flights from South Africa

England announced last night that as of 09h00 today, Thursday morning 24 Dec, no more flights will be allowed to enter the country from...
south africans stranded abroad

Airlines’ Confusion Over Lockdown Leads to Even More South Africans Stranded...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling on the Departments of Transport and International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) to urgently engage with international airlines on...
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South Africa’s COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses the 35 000 Mark

COVID-19 is showing no signs of slowing down in South Africa, with the death toll now exceeding 35 000.   The Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, reported a...
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Airlines in South Africa Resume Flights From Next Week

Two South African airlines, Airlink and FlySafair, will start flying again over the next two weeks, with Mango also possibly joining them. Airlink said it...
South Africans Bring Hope with Prayers Outside Hospitals

WATCH South Africans Bring Hope with Prayers Outside Hospitals

Responding to a plea for prayers, and inspired by a video of people praying outside a hospital in Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town, a...
man coronavirus Alexandra, Johannesburg

Alexandra Man Who Refused to Self-Isolate Confirmed Positive for COVID-19

The Gauteng Health Department has confirmed a COVID-19 case in Alexandra, Johannesburg. “The confirmed case, was tested and was instructed to remain under self-isolation while...