Thu, Feb 25, 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…

Hospitality Business Celebrates Shorter Curfews and Lifting of Alcohol Sales

Hospitality Business Welcomes Shorter Curfews and Lifting of Alcohol Sales

The Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa, FEDHASA, has welcomed tonight’s Presidential address that confirmed shorter curfew hours and the lifting of the outright...
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Alcohol and Beach Bans Lifted in South Africa

South Africans are tonight toasting President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that although the country will remain on Level 3 Alert, several restrictions are being eased....
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WATCH Family Meeting: President Ramaphosa to Address the Nation Tonight, 1...

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 today, Monday 1 February 2021, on developments in relation to the country’s response to the...

Zola Budd Shares Covid Experience to Help Other Runners

Barefoot running legend Zola Budd (54) has shared her experience of suffering from Covid-19, and its impact on her running. Zola said she felt...
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SA Records Over 4,500 More Covid-19 Cases, 89% Recovery Rate

South Africa has recorded 1 453 761 COVID-19 cases, with 4 525 new cases identified as of Sunday evening. Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said...
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First Shipment of 1 Million Vaccines for South Africa Has Left...

The first shipment of one million doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for South Africa is officially on its way to SA. The South African...
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SA Experts Dispel Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories on Carte Blanche This Sunday

Disinformation, bad science and fake news have spiked to unprecedented levels as the globe has been battered by COVID-19 for over a year. This...
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“Ivermectin Obsession in South Africa is Dangerous”

The obsessive pressure being put on the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) to approve ivermectin is extraordinary and dangerous... writes GroundUp editor...

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...
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SA COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 43 000

COVID-19 has now killed more than 43 000 people in South Africa after 555 more patients succumbed to the respiratory disease on Thursday. According to the...