Are stricter lockdown regulations on the cards as COVID-19 infections rise?
Two weeks ago, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a 14-day level 4 lockdown adjustment and with infections showing no signs of slowing down, there's speculation it could be prolonged.
Tiniest bundle of joy: Cape Town family celebrates as ‘miracle baby’ goes home
Little Abdul-Khaaliq Moses was born at just 24 weeks on 30 April, weighing a mere 630 grams.
Gauteng now accounts for more than half of SA's new COVID-19 cases
The Delta variant continues to drive a third wave - with rising prevalence in at least four provinces.
Cops, traffic chief among suspects arrested in R200 mn coke bust
Four suspects, including two police officers, a Gauteng chief traffic officer, and one civilian were arrested following the incident on Friday.
SAPS officials to meet in Lady Frere over attacks on the elderly
In the latest incident on Friday, a 71-year-old man was found stabbed to death, with his throat slit, in Zingqoloweni Village.
Vaccine hesitancy remains a hurdle for SA's roll-out goals
The Health Department's Dr Nicholas Crisp said vaccine hesitancy differed across age groups and sectors that were eligible to be immunised.
Garden Route health authorities worried as COVID cases rise by 95% in last week
This comparison to the previous seven to 14-day period. Western Cape authorities in the region said cases have been rapidly rising in all sub-districts, especially in George and Mossel Bay due to the population density in these towns.
Health Dept hopes to reach target of 300k daily vaccinations by August
Health Department deputy director-general, Nicholas Crisp, said that authorities were working to ensure that more people got vaccinated at a faster pace.
Health Dept withdraws decision to allow special groups to get COVID-19 vaccine
It's been reported there are special dispensations for those needing to travel for work or business, those studying abroad, sportsmen or women who are required to travel in order to represent the nation and residents needing to access healthcare overseas.
Virgin Active: Using gyms as vaccine sites will not interfere with workouts
While this has been in partnership with Discovery Medical Aid, clients are not the only ones being accommodated for vaccinations.
High infection rate spills over to Gauteng's neighbouring provinces
The CSIR's Dr Ridhwaan Suliman said there were fears provinces surrounding the nation's COVID-19 epicentre could follow the same trajectory as Gauteng.
On average, more COVID-19 patients dying now than in first wave - CSIR
Deaths were showing an alarming increase of 45% week-on-week and figures had doubled over the past two weeks.
Welkom man arrested for possession of drugs worth R14k in loaf of bread
The narcotics were seized on Saturday after a tip-off and have an estimated street value of R14,000.
Crime scene experts probing apparent taxi-related shooting in Bellville
The shooting occurred earlier on Monday on an open field in Bellrail Road.
Virgin Active opens 4 gyms as COVID-19 vaccine sites
Two gym clubs in Gauteng, and two in the Western Cape are now operating as vaccine sites.
Western Cape still reeling from week-long inclement weather
Heavy downpours, icy temperatures and strong to gale force winds battered the Cape last week when three cold fronts made land fall.
Sinovac says SAHPRA's approval of CoronaVac comes at the right time
Once contractual, logisitical and other agreements are concluded, the nation will receive its first batch of 2.5 million doses.
Officials expect WC to hit COVID-19 third wave peak at the end of July
Health authorities are anxiously awaiting Gauteng to hit its peak as the Western Cape is predicted to follow the same trajectory two to three weeks later.