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The benefits of telemedicine
The health department has a WhatsApp and SMS service for those without smartphones to receive test results and be alerted of any possible exposure to the virus.
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SA Covid-19 vaccine trials get into gear
Thousands of participants take part in extensive Covid-19 study.
South Africa has recorded 2,055 new cases and 85 deaths.
Dlamini-Zuma said adjusted transport and education protocols will be elaborated on by the relevant ministers soon. 
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SA likely to access Covid-19 vaccine only next year
Reflecting on progress made in local clinical trials, Cutland said while United Kingdom-led world trials stood at phase three, South Africa was hovering between one and two.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended South Africa for its declining confirmed Covid-19 cases.
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Video: Charges laid after protesters attack racehorses in PE, kill one

Breaking News Video: Charges laid after protesters attack racehorses in PE, kill one

‘The horses were freed and were forced out of the property by assaulting them. They were reported to be running in all directions with their abusers taunting them with sticks and stones.’

Covid-19 Rich nations have already bought half of promised Covid-19 vaccine

A study released by Oxfam showed a group of wealthy countries representing just 13% of the world population has already secured the lion’s share of doses.

Covid-19 Covid-19 update: SA records 1,923 new cases and 64 deaths

Ramaphosa says the country has made enough progress to move to ‘the new normal’ which will ease a number of restrictions, while other restrictions remain.

Covid-19 Full speech: SA will move to Lockdown Level 1 as midnight 20 September

Read President Cyril Ramaphosa’s full address to the nation on South Africa’s risk-adjusted response to Covid-19 here.

Covid-19 Food insecurity threatens fight against Covid-19

There is also an expected increase in child malnutrition, including wasting, due to steep declines in household incomes and changes in the availability and affordability of nutritious foods.

Covid-19 Wits resumes participation in Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine trials

The university said that globally, some 18,000 individuals received study vaccines as part of this trial.

Covid-19 Winde to ask Ramaphosa, NCCC to lift curfew, overseas travel ban

Winde last week also pleaded with Ramaphosa to fight the ‘second pandemic’ – unemployment – by opening up all sectors of the economy on Friday.

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Time to open the borders, say experts

Covid-19 Time to open the borders, say experts

Experts say due to the fact that the disease is now localised, and seroprevalence testing showing that millions of South Africans have already been exposed, it makes no sense to keep borders closed any longer.

Covid-19 Daily news update: Covid-19 stats, petrol price, SA resorts under threat and ANC to pay for SANDF flight to Zim

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Covid-19 Daily Covid-19 update: Limpopo records highest number of deaths

The total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the country is 15,641.

Covid-19 Approach Level 1 with caution – Experts

DA shadow health minister Siviwe Gwarube urges that any lifting of restrictions, especially on border crossing, should be done under the full custodianship of the department of health.

Covid-19 Canada’s Trudeau worried about uptick in virus cases

More than 9,200 people have died as a result of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Mexico’s invisible heroes battle virus in shadows

Mexico has the world’s highest coronavirus toll among health workers, according to Amnesty International.




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