Communications Minister's apology for breaking lockdown rules
Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, apologised to South Africans for breaching lockdown rules put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. #CoronavirusSA #Lockdown #MinisterOfCommunications
'We are the last defence'- COVID-19 from a doctor’s perspective
EWN spoke to Dr Nokukhanya Khanyile, one of South Africa’s doctors in the frontline of the battle against coronavirus in South Africa. She shares the pressures and fears of being part of essential services, and gives her advice to South Africans in this stressful time. #CoronavirusSA #HealthWorkers #Lockdown
WATCH: A timeline of the first month of coronavirus in SA
On 5 March 2020, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the first case of coronavirus in South Africa. Here's how the situation has unfolded since then.
Timeline: A month of coronavirus in SA
On 5 March 2020, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced the first case of coronavirus in South Africa. As of midday on 6 April 2020 - a month later, we stand at 1,655 cases and we're in a period of lockdown. This is a timeline of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa.
South Africans in China: Normalcy returning, you just have to listen to govt
Following the coronavirus outbreak in China at the beginning of 2020, several countries around the world have been forced to go on lockdown in an attempt to stop the virus from spreading. EWN spoke to South African citizens who chose to stay in China despite being at the original epicentre of the virus outbreak.
'I tested positive for Coronavirus' - Naledi Radebe tells her story
EWN spoke to 29-year-old Naledi Radebe who was tested positive for Coronavirus. She shares her story about how she contracted it and her advice to South Africans.
Traffic, long queues and empty shelves - day before lockdown in Centurion
Residents of Centurion experienced traffic and long queues as they did their shopping on the day before the coronavirus lockdown.
Health Minister unpacks the rules of COVID-19 lockdown
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize spoke to 702 presenter Clement Manyathela to discuss what the rules of COVID-19 lockdown mean for South Africans and how the virus has impacted the country so far.
President Ramaphosa: South Africa will go into 21-day lockdown
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will go into lockdown for 21 days, starting from 26 March 2020.
Cruise ship back in port after ignoring president’s travel ban
The 'MSC Orchestra' ship that left Durban on Monday arrived back at the harbour on Friday morning. The ship went ahead with the trip despite President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ban on non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa. #CoronavirusSA #TravelBan #MSCorchestra
Ramaphosa: There are now 150 confirmed coronavirus cases in SA
President Cyril Ramaphosa met with religious leaders in Pretoria to discuss the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa.
Malema: The coronavirus crisis is not a time to be making profit
EFF leader Julius Malema called on South Africans to support government’s initiatives to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Malema also said that suppliers and manufacturers of gloves, sanitisers and other necessities should not use the virus as an opportunity to make money.
MEC Mazibuko suggests no alcohol after 6pm for Gauteng taverns
Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko briefed the media on restrictions for taverns and urges South Africans to inform authorities about large gatherings.
Makhura: Don't panic buy or flock to the hospitals
Gauteng Premier David Makhura urged South Africans not to panic buy or flock to the hospitals to get tested for coronavirus.
Flu vaccines & shut down of rec facilities - How Gauteng will tackle COVID-19
Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku has outlined the measures the Gauteng government will be taking to overcome coronavirus in the province. #CoronavirusInSA #COVIDSA #GautengCoronavirus
South Africans repatriated from coronavirus-hit Wuhan land in Polokwane
South Africans repatriated from Wuhan in China finally touched down on home soil after being in the epicentre of the outbreak. They were transported to the Ranch Resort in Polokwane, Limpopo, where they will be quarantined for 21 days. #CoronavirusSA #COVID19 #CoronavirusPolokwane
Soldiers and high fences: A look outside the quarantine site in Limpopo
EWN visited the Ranch Resort in Limpopo - the quarantine site for the repatriated South Africans from Wuhan, China. Here's a look outside the resort. #CoronavirusSA #COVID19 #LimpopoRanchResort
Health Minister to public: Don't try see the South Africans returning from Wuhan
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize spoke to the media outside the Ranch Resort to provide the latest developments on the operation to repatriate the 122 South Africans from Wuhan. #CoronavirusInSA #Covid19 #SouthAfricansWuhan