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Facebook and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have partnered to launch #AfricaTogether – a digital campaign and two-day festival taking place on Thursday and Friday.
In addition to services offered under level 4, it will also provide marriage services and receive requests for late registration of births by appointment.
A fourth Tygerberg Hospital staff member has died of Covid-19, said a health worker’s union, which is appealing to the Western Cape health department for help.
The World Health Organisation should have enough information in 24 hours to decide whether to continue suspending its trial of hydroxychloroquine for use against coronavirus, says its chief scientist.
Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has urged tourism companies who have not yet applied for the Covid-19 tourism financial aid scheme to do so before applications close at midnight on Sunday.
South Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases now stand at 30 967 and 643 deaths have been reported since the first case was identified in the country in March, according to the National Health Department.
There will be no changes to the Covid-19 directives regulating the movement of ships when South Africa moves to Covid-19 level 3 regulations.
Gauteng has 3 583 confirmed cases and has recorded 31 deaths related to Covid-19.
The Western Cape has 19 460 confirmed cases and has recorded 472 deaths related to Covid-19 since the start of the outbreak, Premier Alan Winde said.
Rapid testing kits using paper-based devices could be used on-site at wastewater treatment plants to trace sources and determine whether there are potential Covid-19 carriers in areas.
‘The unsung heroes of the war on waste are starving’
It’s a daunting time for South Africa’s parents. Many are scared about the prospect of their children’s return to school as Covid-19 infections soar.
Last month, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced around 19000 convicts would be released from various prisons to curb the spread of Covid-19 and deal with overcrowding.
A confirmed Western Cape Covid19 hot spot is now part of the list of informal settlements that need to be decongested.
Gun-wielding men have exhumed the remains of former executive chairman of the Asari-Toru local government area of Rivers State in Nigeria, Odiari Princewill, who died of the coronavirus.
Anglican churches that were already Covid-19 compliant would spend June bringing those that were not up to standard. 'When we open, we shall do it together, as a family'
The South African Social Security Agency is hoping to reach a 100 000 mark in the payment of the R350 Covid-19 social relief of distress grant to the unemployed people at the weekend.
Deeds offices were to be allowed to open from May 13 across the country, listed as an essential government and administrative service.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has raised the spectre of introducing severe movement restrictions on coronavirus hotspots if health interventions failed to reduce transmission of the disease.