COVID-19: 931 new cases, 66 more deaths

The Health Department has reported 931 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. A total of 66 deaths have been recorded, bringing the death toll to 53,322. The country’s recovery remains at 95 percent. Meanwhile, South Africa is expecting to receive another batch of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. The 200,000 doses form part of the […]

SA records 189 crashes on Easter weekend, 235 deaths

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed 189 crashes were recorded over the Easter period, resulting in 235 deaths nationwide. He released the Easter traffic statistics on Thursday. Gauteng recorded 30 crashes and 36 fatalities. The Eastern Cape recorded 22 crashes and 27 fatalities. Free State recorded 8 crashes and 13 fatalities. Kwa-Zulu Natal recorded 42 […]

COVID-19: 756 new cases, 79 more deaths

The Department of Health has reported 756 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. A total of 79 more COVID-19 related deaths take SA’s death toll to 53,111. The department has also reported 1,479,821 recoveries, keeping the country’s recovery rate at 95 percent. #COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 07 April. Use the COVID Alert SA […]

437 new COVID-19 cases, 37 more deaths

The Health Department reported 437 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. SA’s death toll is at 53,032 after 37 more COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed. SA’s recovery rate stands at 95 percent. The department says the total number of SA’s COVID-19 recoveries are 1,478,820. As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is […]

COVID-19: 452 new cases, 8 more deaths

The Health Department reported eight more COVID-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking South Africa’s death toll to 52,995. A total of 452 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed. The country’s recovery rate stands at 95 percent, with a total of 1,478,088 recoveries. #COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 05 April. Use the COVID […]

Contralesa calls for tough measures to prevent initiation deaths

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa is calling for tough measures to prevent the deaths of initiates. It also wants traditional authorities to be given more powers to deal with initiation matters. “We need to strengthen those laws in order to have proper regulations which closes ranks on any August initiation school or […]

COVID-19: 1,273 new cases, 49 deaths

The Health Department reported 1,273 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours. Sadly, 49 more people have died due to COVID-19 complications. South Africa’s death toll is at 52,946. SA’s recovery rate is at 95%. As the Easter weekend kicks off, KwaZulu-Natal remains the province with the highest number of active cases at 5 […]

MEC Panyaza Lesufi saddened by deaths of 2 Gauteng pupils

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Thursday said he was saddened by the deaths of two pupils who passed away on Wednesday in separate incidents. It’s understood that an 18-year-old grade 12 girl pupil at Sekanontoane Secondary School in Soweto died after struggling to breathe while at school. “According to information at our disposal, this […]

COVID-19: 1,294 new cases, 51 more deaths

The Department of Health reported 1,294 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. A total of 51 more people have died, taking the death toll to 52,897. SA’s COVID-19 recovery rate is at 95 percent. A total of 269,102 vaccines have been administered to date. The government is urging people to continue to follow precautionary measures. […]