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South Africa now has 1585 cases of coronavirus infections, and nine confirmed deaths, health minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement on Saturday. 53 937 tests have been done.
The urgent construction of a massive Covid-19 temporary shelter is under way to house more than 2 000 homeless people in Cape Town.
Orlando West in Soweto, was once a hive of activity filled with tourists and Sowetans is now a distant memory amid the 21-day lockdown. News24 visited the largest township to gauge how the lockdown amid Covid-19 is affecting small businesses.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the number of positive cases has risen to 1 505. The death toll remains at seven, but it is suspected that two more people have died from the virus in KwaZulu-Natal.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize and Western Cape MEC of Health Nomafrench Mbombo visited Khayelitsha hospital on Friday afternoon.
The Western Cape government plans on moving thousands of people, living in informal settlements, to temporary sites. The move is part of the City's plan to space people out and prevent a surge in Covid-19 infections.
South Africa recorded 82 new cases of coronavirus on 2 April, bringing the total to 1 462. Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 1 million, the AFP has reported. It also reported that the death toll stood at 51 364 as of Thursday evening.
HealthInsite, a corporate wellness and occupational health service provider in collaboration with Mullah Labs, have for the past week been conducting drive-thru Covid-19 tests at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Prepare to get infected with 478kW and 850Nm from a twin-turbo 4.0-litre V8 - good for a 0-to-100km/h sprint in just 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 305km/h.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize launched 60 new mobile coronavirus testing units on Wednesday. The vans are brand new Mercedes Benz Sprinters and are fully kitted to conduct testing.
Health minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Wednesday that South Africa's positive Covid-19 cases stood at 1 380 - an increase of 27 cases from Tuesday.
Nestled under the Nelson Mandela boulevard overpass, on the foreshore the City of Cape Town have sent up a temporary homeless shelter.
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.
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.