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  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus – Forum Calls On Govt to Criminalise Spread of Fake News

    News24Wire, 15 March 2020

    The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) held its special NEC meeting on Friday 14 March in Midrand for other purposes including to communicate its position on the current global… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus – 13 New Cases Recorded, Total Jumps to 51

    News24Wire, 15 March 2020

    The number of Covid-19 cases in South African has risen to 51, with 13 new cases identified since Saturday, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize announced on Sunday. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus Cases Rise to 38

    SAnews.gov.za, 14 March 2020

    The Number of Covid-19 infections as grown to 38 in South Africa. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Travel Restrictions and Cancellation of Events Expected As Govt Moves to Contain Spread of COVID-19

    Daily Maverick, 14 March 2020

    The South African government is expected to introduce travel restrictions from some foreign countries and to recommend that all mass events in the country be cancelled or postponed… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus in SA – Sandton Offices Evacuated After Staff Member’s Partner Comes Into Contact With Person Who Tested Positive

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    The Estate Agency Affairs Board’s (EAAB) CEO Mamodupi Mohlala instructed all employees to vacate the company’s premises on Friday after receiving information that an employee’s… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Cape Town Man Struggles to Get Tested for COVID-19 At Private Hospital

    News24Wire, 15 March 2020

    A Western Cape man has told News24 that his attempts to get tested for Covid-19 on Thursday proved futile. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus in SA | Timeline of COVID-19 in the Last 2 Weeks

    News24Wire, 15 March 2020

    With 38 positive cases of Covid-19 in South Africa, the repatriation of South African living in Wuhan, China, and the World Health Organisation declaring Covid-19 a pandemic, the… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus in SA – 14-Year-Old Among Latest COVID-19 Cases, 38 People Now Test Positive

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    The Department of Health has confirmed that the first South African person under 18 has tested positive for Covid-19. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus – KZN Health MEC Happy With Measures in Place At Airport, Port

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has visited the King Shaka International Airport, Port of Durban and met with religious and traditional leaders in a bid to raise… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Gauteng Govt to Visit School Where Parent Tested Positive for Coronavirus

    News24Wire, 13 March 2020

    Acting Gauteng Education MEC Jacob Mamabolo will address concerned parents at a local Boksburg school where a parent of a pupil tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus in SA – UCT Graduations Suspended Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    The University of Cape Town has suspended all March graduations amid concerns of the spread of Covid-19. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus – SAA Airbus Carrying 114 Citizens Repatriated From Wuhan Lands in Polokwane

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    A group of 114 South Africans who were repatriated from Wuhan City, China, the epicentre of the corona virus outbreak, have arrived back on African soil. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus | ‘We’re Really Happy to Be Home’ – Handwritten Note of Thanks From Wuhan Evacuee

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    A group of 114 South Africans returned from the city, where the coronavirus outbreak was first recorded, on Saturday. They will be kept in quarantine at the Protea Hotel’s The… Read more »

  • South Africa:
    Coronavirus – It’s All Systems Go At Limpopo Resort for Arrival of SA Citizens From Wuhan

    News24Wire, 13 March 2020

    Staff at Protea Hotel’s The Ranch Resort are ready and waiting to attend to the 122 South Africans who are returning from coronavirus-hit Wuhan, China. Read more »

  • South Africa:
    EFF Demands State Quarantine for All Coronavirus Cases

    News24Wire, 14 March 2020

    The EFF has called for all people infected with coronavirus to be held in state quarantine, preferably on Robben Island. Read more »