Shoprite store in Bothasig closed after staffer tests positive for COVID-19
Those who worked closely with the infected staff member are now at home – and will remain in self-isolation for 14 days, monitoring themselves for any symptoms.
CT man charged with spreading fake COVID-19 news due back in court in July
In a video being circulated on social media, Stephen Birch falsely claimed the medical swabs used by health workers during community screening had been contaminated with the virus.
Groote Schuur: Two-thirds drop in trauma cases due to lockdown's booze ban
The hospital's trauma unit says its phenomenal drop is due to the coronavirus lockdown, and the alcohol ban that came with it.
Lockdown: CT’s Groote Schuur Hospital records massive drop in trauma cases
This comes on the back of a steep decline in serious and violent crimes since the start of the 21-day national lockdown.
Parow man appears in court for posting fake COVID-19 news
Stephen Birch was released on a warning and is expected to return to court on 14 July.
CT law enforcement arrest 95; confiscate R500k worth of alcohol
While there appears to have been a decline in some crime categories, it seems it's business as usual for many Cape Town criminals.
Winde: Brutality during lockdown enforcement unacceptable
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde said that government must ensure abuse did not play a part in policing the lockdown.
‘Ma, is Pa still alive?’–WC family traumatized after alleged assault by soldiers
Tersia Pedro said SANDF members stormed their Eerste River home after 8 pm on Thursday night, and her husband and one of her daughters were badly assaulted.
‘Soldiers shoved a gun in my husband’s mouth’ – CT family 'assaulted' at home
Tersia Pedro has told Eyewitness News a group of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) members stormed their home after 8 pm on Thursday night.
Jokes aside: Coronavirus pranks mostly prohibited on April Fool's Day
Even Google cancelled its hoax features as the world gets serious about stopping the spread of the deadly virus.
WC's Madikizela pleads with taxi industry to halt lockdown intimidation
Western Cape Transport MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela said that since the lockdown commenced last week, he'd received a number of reports of essential services workers being left stranded and unable to get to work.
Khayelitsha Development Forum rocked by news of first COVID-19 case in township
The forum's Ndithini Tyhido said that this virus could spread like wildfire.
Khayelitsha becomes first W Cape township to confirm COVID-19 case
The province is currently dealing with 310 coronavirus cases.
SA received limited stock of flu vaccines: Health Department
It said the distribution of the vaccine would, therefore, be prioritised.
Western Cape now has 298 confirmed COVID-19 cases
Ten people have been hospitalised, and four of these patients have been placed in intensive care.
Health Dept ‘aware’ of significant backlog in processing COVID-19 tests
There have been delays, especially at some private laboratories, due to pressure caused by the increasing workload.
Ipid appeals to public not to abuse contact line during lockdown
Ipid's Sontaga Seisa's appealed that residents only contact them with matters that are line with their mandate.
WC premier asks SA to dedicate a moment of silence for COVID-19 victims
Premier Alan Winde said the 28-year-old and 48-year-old women both passed away in the Western Cape on Friday morning.