ConCourt dismisses application seeking to declare lockdown unconstitutional
The Hola Bon Renaissance Foundation approached the court challenging the constitutionality of the lockdown regulations, saying coronavirus (COVID-19) didn’t pose a threat to South Africans.
Feeling depressed, anxious during lockdown? Sadag is here for you
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) advised that it would remain open during this period.
COVID-19: Some people who were tested in Gauteng, now nowhere to be found
The MEC said his department was struggling to get a hold of people who had been tested to give them their results.
Remember you are not alone in lockdown, says psychologist
Experts had been advising those who may struggle during the 21-days with practical ideas.
Mkhize assures training of all health workers to deal with COVID-19
The minister was speaking on 702 after he announced the cases of the coronavirus in the country increased to at least 709.
Govt in talks with private hospitals to help COVID-19 patients not on med aid
As more COVID-19 cases were reported in South Africa, concerns are mounting that the public health system will not cope.
Political parties welcome Ramaphosa’s coronavirus lockdown
Cosatu, which previously objected to the national lockdown, now said it respected the president’s announcement.
Are health workers well equipped to deal with coronavirus patients?
The Health Professions Council (HPCSA) said it was worried that health workers are ill-equipped to fight the coronavirus.
School closures will impact nutrition needs of kids dependent on feeding schemes
Schools are expected to be closed for a few months while government tries to contain the spread of the virus.
HPCSA wants Ramaphosa to declare national lockdown over COVID-19
With more than 400 people in the country testing positive for COVID-19, the HPCSA called on the president to take more drastic steps.
Coronavirus gatherings ban an attack on Christians - KZN church leader
The South African Zionist Churches is going ahead with its Easter service next month despite governments calls for social distancing.
Why you might think you have the coronavirus
Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyani said that the coronavirus made us hyper-alert and vigilant.
Coronavirus: Why it’s not all doom & gloom for SA
It’s been two weeks since the first case of COVID-19 hit South African shores, but there is some positive news.
Nehawu to go ahead with protest despite coronavirus outbreak
Nehawu wants thousands of union members to come together in their numbers to protest against the state’s decision to pull out of the wage agreement.
South Africans warned against panic testing for coronavirus
Scientists are warning the shortage of equipment may disrupt efforts to fight the spread of the virus.
Nursing union threatens strike amid coronavirus outbreak
The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union claims members are not being equipped or trained properly to deal with Covid-19 cases.
Labour Dept publishes workplace guidelines for dealing with COVID-19
The department said that it hoped employers would adhere to ensure the safety of workers.
COVID-19: Union urges govt to adequately train, equip healthcare professionals
The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union on Tuesday said it was concerned that the measures announced by the president on Sunday didn’t go far enough to address issues faced by health workers.