COVID-19


SA Hospitals under pressure

With the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and the increase in trauma cases, South Africa’s hospitals are almost full to capacity. “Our hospitals, both private and public, are already close to full capacity in a number of provinces, and ICU…


South Africa moves to Lockdown level 3

In a move to curb the spread of COVID-19, South Africa has moved to adjusted lockdown level 3 from level 1 with immediate effect, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday. The President’s announcement comes after South Africa breached the one…



South Africa moves to lockdown level 2

The sale of alcohol and tobacco products in South Africa now allowed under lockdown level 2 From next Tuesday, all restrictions on interprovincial travel will be lifted, while the sale of tobacco products and alcohol will resume. In his address…


President Cyril Ramaphosa to address the nation

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 this evening, Saturday 15 August 2020, on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of COVID-19. The President’s address follows a meeting earlier this week of the National…




COVID-19; 345 more people dead.

The Department of Health on Tuesday said 345 more people have died of COVID-19-related illnesses, among them two children. Of the additional deaths, 116 are from Gauteng, 97 from the Western Cape, 89 from KwaZulu-Natal and 43 from the Eastern…