The Gauteng department of health embarked on mass screenings and tests for the resident of Stjwetla in Alexandra township on Tuesday, after nine people were placed under quarantine.
On Monday morning a group of pensioners grew increasingly frustrated as they waited hours for their Sassa grants in Mitchell's Plain. A line stretching more than a hundred meters snaked around the Shoprite store in the Town Centre.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that three people have died so far from the coronavirus. The president was addressing the nation on Monday night. He, however, did not provide details on the deaths.
There was a mini scrum outside the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Monday for a document to apply for permission to enter, in line with the justice department's coronavirus rules.
Elderly grant recipients living in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, were up as early as 05:00 on Monday morning to get their monthly social grant payouts.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Sandton, Johannesburg, has had to cancel at least three fundraising events following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the nation would be under lockdown for 21 days.
Lebogang Maile, Gauteng's MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) is mostly satisfied with the rollout of social grant payouts in Tembisa, but still has concerns about the lack of physical distancing in the queues.
Citroën and Hyundai launched compact SUVs in late-2019, called the C3 AirCross and Venue, respectively. We take both vehicles on a drive.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
On any given Friday morning the streets in and around Cape Town's central business district would be jam-packed, with thousands of people and cars going about their daily activities.
Athlone residents queued outside shops in Gatesville for some much needed lockdown goods.
The South African National Defence Force along with metropolice refused to allow Johannesburg's homeless to loiter in the CBD's street on Friday morning. This comes hours after the country went into a national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.
President Ramaphosa addressed members of the SANDF at the Doornkop military base in Soweto on Thursday ahead of a nationwide lockdown.
TEARS animal rescue in Sunnydale outside of Cape Town called on the public to help evacuate its animals ahead of the countrywide lockdown - and Capetonians did not disappoint.
The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has risen by 218 cases bringing the total to 927. Gauteng is still the province with the highest number of confirmed cases: 409. The number has more than double since the start of the week.
South Africans headed to liquor stores on Thursday morning to stock up on booze and other non-essential items ahead of the nationwide lockdown. This after Minister of Police, Bheki Cele announced that no alcohol would be sold for the next 21 days.
Drivers at the Retreat taxi rank in Cape Town sit around reading newspapers, while others stand huddled together, chatting to pass the time.
If you are thinking of getting married during the 21-day lockdown, think again. During the lockdown, which is set to begin on Thursday, no marriage certificates - new or old - would be issued, according to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on Wednesday how provision will be made for essential transport services to continue, including transport for essential staff and patients.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday will be guilty of a criminal offence and will be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six mon
Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said people are spreading spreading rumours and old videos of the army and emphasised that no soldiers have been deployed yet.
As a nationwide lockdown looms in South Africa in a bid to stem the number of local transmissions of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of people who have tested positive has risen to 709.
The Pagani Huayra Roadster BC is on a promotional tour through South Africa, and also made a turn at Cape Town's Waterfront.
When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown on Monday, thousands of individuals and businesses, like the Nitida wine estate in Durbanville, started making preparations.
On Tuesday 24 March, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa increased by 152. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 554. Gauteng now has 302 confirmed cases with the Western Cape on 113. All nine provinces have confirmed cases.
Cape Town restaurants and pubs say they are struggling to keep their businesses afloat since the start of the coronavirus outbreak.
Many residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town are unhappy about the 21 day lockdown that President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed on Monday evening. The president has called on all South Africans to stay indoors starting at 23:59 on Thursday the 26 March.
Basic funeral practices, like identifying a body, will now have restrictions, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.
South Africans will have to endure strict measures for funerals as Covid-19 rapidly spreads and a national lockdown looms this week, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a three-week total shutdown, beginning midnight on Thursday, to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Escape humanity in the untouched nature that surrounds Wolwehoek's single glamping unit, near Montagu in South Africa.
The Health Ministry on Monday confirmed the number of coronavirus cases in the country surged to 402, up 128 from the previous day. All nine SA provinces now have confirmed cases of Covid-19.
South Africa's patient zero, a 38-year-old man from KwaZulu-Natal, who travelled to Italy with his wife, will be going home MEC for Health in KZN Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu told journalists at a briefing on Monday.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) noted that of the 274 cases, 76% have a history of travel from an area where Covid-19 is circulating.
South Africa now has 274 confirmed cases of Covid-19, the health department said in a statement issued on Sunday night. Gauteng is now standing on 132 cases, followed by the Western Cape with 88.
The Presidency said there no cause for concern about Ramaphosa's health. This after African Christian Democratic Party leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe has been tested for the novel coronavirus.
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) in South Africa rises to 240, the Eastern Cape province has recorded its first case. The only provinces with no confirmed cases are the Northern Cape and North West.
On Saturday 21 March the Health Ministry and the NICD confirmed 38 new cases of Covid-19 in South Africa. To date, South Africa has a total of 240 confirmed cases. The very first case was announced on 5 March in KwaZulu-Natal.
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The parents of children at a Bloemfontein school are fearful after hearing two siblings attending the school are in quarantine. The siblings from Brandwag Primary School, were quarantined after their mother, tested positive for the coronavirus.
One local businessman has opted to help the elderly community of Cape Town with coronavirus care packages, because he says, they will suffer the most.
Since the reality of the novel coronavirus dawned on South Africa, 202 people have been infected. On Friday Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed the first cases of the virus in the Free State. Currently Gauteng has the highest number of cases.
Government Friday confirmed an additional 52 new Covid-19 cases in South Africa. This brings the total to 202 people. The Free State now has 7 reported cases of coronavirus.
As of 19 March, 34 new cases of Covid-19 was announced. This brings the total to 150 people. Of the 34 newly confirmed cases, the majority are imported and two are locally transmitted. Take a look at how the virus has spread.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced that the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa had increased to a 150.