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 […]

KZN records increase in road fatalities

The KZN Transport Department said the province recorded over 37 crashes. The Department said at least 40 people lost their lives on the roads over the Easter period. There have been roadblocks at the busiest traffic routes in the province like at the Marianhill Toll Plaza. KZN Transport MEC Peggy Nkonyeni released the Easter weekend […]

eThekwini records highest number of TB cases in KZN

Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says KwaZulu-Natal is the epicentre of South Africa’s tuberculosis (TB) epidemic. Simelane-Zulu said South Africa is one of 14 countries that have an exceptionally high burden of susceptible TB, TB and HIV co-infection and multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB according to the World Health Organization (WHO). She said eThekwini had the highest number […]

ANC will consider sharing cadre deployment records with DA

The ANC says it will consider sharing its cadre deployment records with the DA once it proves that any decision taken by the ruling party adversely affected them. DA MP Leon Schreiber launched a Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) application to obtain the complete records of all cadre deployment meetings and decisions taken […]

Health department records 613 new COVID-19 cases, 95 deaths

The health department said 95 more people have succumbed to COVID-19 related complications. This takes the death toll to more than 51,400. Most of the latest deaths are from the North West and KwaZulu-Natal. The country recorded 613 new infections. Over 147,000 healthcare workers have been vaccinated.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 […]

SA records 1,404 new COVID-19 cases, 96 deaths

It’s been a year since the first COVID-19 case was recorded in the country. The number of new infections has increased by 1,404. This brings the total number of recorded cases to 1,517,666. The death toll has increased by 96 to 50,462. Recoveries now stand at just over 1.4 million with more than nine million […]

SA records 1,447 new COVID-19 cases, 95 deaths

After two days of COVID-19 numbers dipping below the 1,000 mark, it was back up to 1,447. This takes the total number of positive cases to 1,516,262. The health department said 95 more people have died, taking the death toll to 50,366. Gauteng reported the highest number of deaths, followed closely by the Western Cape. […]

SA records 1,447 new COVID-19 cases, 157 deaths

Active COVID-19 cases continue to drop in the country. There are now just over 33,000 active cases, down from over 34,000 on Saturday. South Africa recorded 1,447 new cases and 157 deaths. The death toll in the country is approaching the 50,000 mark. The recovery rate stands at 94 per cent and 67,303 vaccines have […]

North West records zero Covid deaths for 2 consecutive days

For two consecutive days, the North West province has not recorded any Covid-19 related fatalities. On Tuesday the Department of Health announced both North West and Limpopo had not recorded any fatalities. According to the department, nationally there were just 110 fatalities related to Covid-19 on Wednesday. The death toll now stands at 49,523 with […]

COVID-19: SA records 1,911 new cases, 151 deaths

The number of infections has passed the one-and-half-million mark. But, the good news is the recovery rate continues to improve, with active cases declining, now standing at just under 45,000. Unfortunately, 151 more people have died, taking the death toll to 48,859. In terms of the vaccine rollout, as of 6 pm on Friday, 6,524 […]