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  • COVID-19: SA records 18,503 new cases, 712 more deaths

    The Department of Health confirmed that South Africa recorded 18,503 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative number of infections to 1,296,806. Another 712 people have...

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    The Department of Health confirmed that South Africa recorded 18,503 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative number of infections to 1,296,806. Another 712 people have died taking the death toll in SA to 35,852. The health department also reported COVID-19 recoveries in SA at 1,049,740. #COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 14 January . Use...
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  • MEC: Wentworth Hospital was under immense pressure when viral video was taken

    KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said a video circulated on social media that showed patients at Durban’s Wentworth Hospital in deep distress and calling for...

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    KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said a video circulated on social media that showed patients at Durban’s Wentworth Hospital in deep distress and calling for help to breathe, was taken at a time when the health facility was “under immense pressure”. The MEC has launched an investigation into the incident. Simelane-Zulu and officials from the...
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  • ICPA and govt in talks to set up 20 000 more sites for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    The Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA) is in talks with the government to secure 20,000 more private sector sites for mass COVID-19 vaccinations. The association...

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    The Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA) is in talks with the government to secure 20,000 more private sector sites for mass COVID-19 vaccinations. The association wants to start these inoculations in just a month’s time. The first million doses of Oxford- AstraZeneca’s vaccines from India are expected to land on home soil sometime this month....
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  • Julius Malema tells those stuck at borders to find a creative way to enter SA

    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said if South Africa continued refusing to open its borders, then Africans seeking to enter the country must...

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    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said if South Africa continued refusing to open its borders, then Africans seeking to enter the country must find creative means to do so. Malema made the remarks earlier on Wednesday while briefing the media. He slammed the government for the congestion at the country’s borders, which saw...
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  • Gauteng matric exam marker dies after contracting COVID-19

    The Gauteng Department of Education has on Thursday confirmed a 59-year-old marker has died after testing positive for COVID-19. It’s understood the marker from the...

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    The Gauteng Department of Education has on Thursday confirmed a 59-year-old marker has died after testing positive for COVID-19. It’s understood the marker from the Jeppe Boys High centre was found unconscious at her accommodation on Tuesday after the centre manager noticed she had had not reported for duty. The marker was then rushed to...
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  • Julius Malema willing to be the first one to get COVID-19 vaccine

    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said he was willing to be the first one in the queue when COVID-19 vaccines finally become available...

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    Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said he was willing to be the first one in the queue when COVID-19 vaccines finally become available in South Africa. Malema was speaking at the EFF’s first media briefing for the year, where he called on South Africans to not fight science and warned the war against...
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  • Magistrate dies before sentencing sangoma

    The case of a sangoma who allegedly raped his client could not be heard by the Itsoseng Magistrates Court yesterday. This is because Magistrate Thabo...

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    The case of a sangoma who allegedly raped his client could not be heard by the Itsoseng Magistrates Court yesterday. This is because Magistrate Thabo Lephadi died due to Covid-19. Convicted of raping a woman who went to consult at his place in 2017, sangoma Amos Motlhale was supposed to be sentenced yesterday. Before Motlhale...
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  • Ingquza Hill mayor dies of Covid-19

    The mayor of Ingquza Hill Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape, Bambezakhe Goya, 63, has died of Covid-19. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said she was deeply saddened...

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    The mayor of Ingquza Hill Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape, Bambezakhe Goya, 63, has died of Covid-19. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said she was deeply saddened by his death. Goya became the mayor of the municipality in 2018 after the ANC recalled Jongintaba Pat Mdingi. The mayor of Ingquza Hill Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape,...
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  • Woman with Covid-19 miraculously gives birth while unconscious

    Her boy, named Oyena, was successfully born by C-section while she was unconscious! Nosipho Nkantini (40) from Eerste River, Cape Town, gives all the glory...

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    Her boy, named Oyena, was successfully born by C-section while she was unconscious! Nosipho Nkantini (40) from Eerste River, Cape Town, gives all the glory to God and the hospital staff. She was diagnosed when she was 25 weeks pregnant. Nosipho, a nurse, had to leave work to recover from Covid 19. In early December...
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  • About 50% of Eastern Cape residents who died at home had Covid-19

    Nearly half the number of people who died at their homes were found to have had Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape, Provincial Health Department acting...

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    Nearly half the number of people who died at their homes were found to have had Covid-19 in the Eastern Cape, Provincial Health Department acting superintendent-general Sibongile Zungu said on Wednesday. “We tested 363 bodies and at this point almost half were positive,” Zungu said. She made the statement when she was briefing the health...
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