Kubayi-Ngubane urges citizens to adhere to COVID regulations as infections rise
Kubayi-Ngubane said too many people are ignoring health protocols. Health department officials this morning shared details of the country's COVID-19 response, the vaccination drive and how they plan to manage the rollout.
Significant quantities of COVID-19 vaccine doses expected from Q3 - Health Dept
Officials on Friday morning gave an overview of the vaccination campaign.
SA accounts for 43% of COVID-19 infections in Africa - WHO Africa
WHO regional director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has urged countries to ramp up their management of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2m COVID-19 vaccine shots administered in SA so far, says Health Dept
Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, joined by a team from the department, gave an update of what South Africa's vaccination drive would look like as it moved ahead.
Nehawu calls for aggressive messaging from govt to drive home COVID-19 protocols
'We should have been running a real aggressive educational awareness program that targets society so that society does not take COVID-19 for granted. We know there are things that have been done but that’s not enough,' said the union’s seneral secretary, Zola Sapetha.
COVID-19 third wave will be worse than previous two waves - Sama
South African Medical Association (Sama) chairperson, Dr Angelique Coetzee, said that government's heightened level three lockdown measures had come way too late.
Health Dept confirms consignment of J&J jabs to be set aside for teacher
Acting Health Minister Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubani is expected to provide more details soon on how the vaccination rollout for this sector will be managed.
Aspen Pharmacare expects first locally produced J&J jabs to hit SA next week
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a key component of the nation's mass vaccination campaign as it's easy to store and administer and is a single shot solution.
With latest COVID restrictions, tavern owners fear they may close down for good
With the latest restrictions on capacity and operating hours, Mfundo Mbeki, co-owner of Rands Cape Town, fears they might have to close their doors altogether. The venue hosted a COVID-19 compliance training session on Wednesday for tavern owners.
COVID-19 stricter lockdown measures will make difference: Virologist
President Ramaphosa Cyril Ramaphosa last announced heightened COVID-19 restrictions in a bid to rein in a 3rd wave of coronavirus infections in the country.
Garden Route's COVID-19 cases rose 110% in last 7 days - WC Health Dept
Western Cape Health officials said that all sub-districts in the region were seeing a surge in cases except for Oudtshoorn, with a minimal increase, and Kannaland, which remained unchanged.
CT pupils unharmed after transport vehicle hijacked
Officers responded to the incident at the corner of Spine Road and the N2 highway on Monday.
Date for bail hearing set for Modack, Kilian in Charl Kinnear murder case
The men also face a long list of other charges, including attempted murder, money laundering and racketeering.
Kilian believes cellphone records could exonerate him of Kinnear's murder
Zane Kilian, alleged crime boss Nafiz Modack and Ricardo Morgan have been charged with the Anti-Gang Unit member's murder outside his Bishop Lavis home in September.
Western Cape says it has exceeded its week-on-week COVID-19 vaccination targets
So far, 167,886 people over the age of 60 have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Judgment reserved in Mkhwebane’s impeachment challenge
Advocate Mkhwebane approached the Western Cape High Court to declare the National Assembly's rules for the removal of a Chapter 9 institution head invalid.
Relaxing of licencing requirements for IPP generators a win for SA - SAIPPA
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday that Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act would be changed to allow providers to generate more power without having to go through a long-drawn-out licencing process.
Proposed changes to power regulations will pay off in long run - energy experts
The amendment will make it easier for independent power producers to make electricity and sell it into the grid.