Companies urged to apply for UIF on behalf of employees affected by COVID-19
The Labour Department has received around 4,000 applications for UIF claims related to the pandemic, which has left millions without an income or facing retrenchments.
7 days into lockdown, SA getting a grip on restricted living
Across all sectors, millions of citizens have been drastically affected by strict regulations imposed by the government in a bid to stem the spread of COVID-19.
Mbalula: Taxi industry not fully complying with lockdown regulations
The minister visited taxi ranks on Thursday morning to assess whether those employed in the sector are adhering to the law.
Italian national turned back at ORTIA after making unauthorised landing
The plane, carrying one passenger on Wednesday, was not cleared by the Transport Department as required in terms of the current protocols implemented during the COVID-19 lockdown.
De Lille: More than 300 properties identified as potential quarantine sites
Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille said an additional 73 vacant centres owned by the public sector have also been earmarked pending approval from the Health Department.
DA launches WhatsApp line to report SAPS, SANDF violations
The party said members of the public could report acts of assault, humiliation or bribery by law-enforcement officials during the lockdown period.
4 weeks after first COVID-19 case, SA coming to terms with new reality
From restrictions on our movement to measures to help businesses, which will be gutted by the nationwide lockdown, these are extraordinary times.
Duduza Clinic in Ekurhuleni closed after nurse tests positive for COVID-19
The nurse contracted the coronavirus after attending a church gathering in Bloemfontein last month.
Mkhize warns that SA's COVID-19 mortality rate expected to rise
Five people have already died from the virus that's brought life as we know it to a standstill across the globe.
Health Dept to work with law enforcement during COVID-19 screening drive
The Health Department said it would be working with law enforcement agencies to ensure that criminals did not take advantage of this mammoth COVID-19 screening program.
Nehawu ready to file urgent interdict against Mkhize over health workers’ safety
More than 1,300 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in South Africa so far but the union said the number would rise significantly once more tests were carried out.
Gauteng records first COVID-19 death as SA’s mortality rate edges up to 0.37%
There are 1,353 confirmed cases of the virus in the country, however, this number is expected to increase as mass mobile testing services are rolled out.
Masuku: Several buildings identified for those who can’t self-isolate at home
Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku said state-owned entities had made their buildings available to help government to deal with the possible influx of coronavirus cases.
SAPS: People living on estates & not adhering to lockdown will be arrested
There's been confusion among managing agencies around whether or not these residents are allowed limited freedom of movement inside their gated communities.
SA man repatriated from Wuhan warns nation to take lockdown seriously
Mvuyisi Nkcosolwana-Vili was in China when the city of Wuhan became the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
Ramaphosa pleads with SA to obey lockdown in wake of third COVID-19 death
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Monday night and announced yet another increase in the number of infections with the official number now at 1,326.
At least 9 Alex residents quarantined after contact with COVID-19 patient
Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku said a team would visit Alexandra on Tuesday morning where the man who tested positive resides to test several people who may have come into contact with him.
COVID-19: Facebook Africa urges citizens to reach out to the most vulnerable
Thousands of homeless, freelance workers and entrepreneurs, who've been affected by the lockdown, rely heavily on South Africans for their income.