Health workers’ appeal to South Africans: Stay home & save lives
‘If you don’t stay home, you are putting my life in danger and there won’t be anyone to look after you or your family,’ said Cape Town nurse Millie Liebenberg, who's at the centre of the fight against COVID-19.
Winde urges WC residents to comply with COVID-19 lockdown regulations
This week has been dubbed the crucial week for the nation because if 90 new cases were confirmed on average per day, between 10 and 16 April, the country would 'need to continue the lockdown'.
Govt rejection of further funding spells end for SAA, says expert
Aviation expert Guy Leitch believes government’s refusal of further funding for the airline will lead to it being permanently grounded.
Retail store looted in Athlone despite lockdown
The Athlone CPFs Aziza Kannemeyer said that arrests had been made.
Testing up to 15,000 people per day 'may help' flatten COVID-19 curve
The country has 10,000 field workers on their door to door testing programme to conduct mass screenings for the virus.
Man arrested for rape of girl (18) at COVID-19 shelter in Strandfontein
The attack happened on Wednesday.
Steenhusien: SA will need phased approach to ease lockdown
The DA says a staged approach to the COVID-19 lockdown similar to the load shedding schedule could kick-start the economy again.
DA urges govt to share detailed info on COVID-19 modelling
DA interim leader John Steenhuisen says it's what citizens need to understand the interventions and help with them.
Stage 1 to 4: DA proposes its own version of SA’s lockdown
The Democratic Alliance is advocating for a phased approach with four stages of the lockdown, similar to when load shedding is implemented.
Densely populated areas a major challenge for self-isolation - WC Health Dept
The province's head of Health, Dr Keith Cloete, said that it was a big challenge to ensure the contacts of COVID-19 patients also self-isolated and kept away from their families.
Over 8,000 people screened in WC, COVID-19 infections at 522
Just over 400 of the province's 522 confirmed cases are in Cape Town.
258 samples sent for testing after CT home COVID-19 screenings
Since the weekend, almost 4,000 people have been screened in Happy Valley, Mbekweni, Bo-Kaap and Khayelitsha.
WC municipalities step up COVID-19 relief efforts for residents
Most of these measures involve financial relief and access to water for those in need.
Here’s how WC municipalities are responding to COVID-19 challenges
The homeless in Knysna and Sedgefield are being housed at a municipal park where food and medication is being provided.
SA can't afford extended lockdown, says economist
Already battered and bruised, the economy could shrink even further should government extended the lockdown as has been rumoured, economist Siya Biniza said.
Divine intervention needed, so open churches - Beaufort West mayor
'I want pastors to be able to move around and to have church within church buildings - with regulations,' said Beaufort West Mayor Noel Constable.
'We need God': Beaufort West mayor wants churches to open
Beaufort West mayor Noel Constable plans to lobby government to allow churches to operate even if it is with only 50 people at a time.
COVID-19 could see SA’s economy shrink by up to 4% - Reserve Bank
In its bi-annual monetary policy review, the Reserve Bank said growth was unlikely to exceed 1% next year.