8.7.2020 04:55 am
It’s a terrifying thought, but if a family member at home contracts the coronavirus, it is vital to be prepared – and experts and organisations give their tips on how to do just that. Download and print our Covid-19 help guide.
Most people know about the need to maintain physical distance from others, to wash hands frequently (with soap and for at least 20 seconds) or use hand sanitisers – and wear face masks when in public.
Many people struggle with sufficient upper-body strength to do push-ups, but you can build yourself up with these great tips.
Encourage your loved down to keep busy by catching up on their reading list, playing a board game or building a puzzle.
GroundUp has debunked some of the nonsense being spread about the pandemic, although there is far more out there.
Researchers globally are looking into whether getting the BCG vaccine may confer heightened resistance against both contracting and/or suffering the worst effects of the coronavirus.
The transport minister has continued to caution the country not to believe everything they see online.
Maya Fisher-French says the banks themselves have not been advertising these facts, and the one bank she spoke to apparently needed a timely reminder itself.
SA lockdown restrictions are among the most extreme globally. South Africans may not leave their homes except to procure essential goods and services. This excludes the purchase of cigarettes and alcohol. It also excludes outdoor exercise.
Psychologists are offering tips and free, brief, online support services to deal with frayed lockdown nerves.
The EFF say they will do anything for their members.
Astronaut Frank de Winne says it is vital to maintain human contact, even if only electronically.
A Medical Support SA button in an innovative app links users directly to a centralised National Operations Centre where agents are working to assist in qualifying and directing callers to the correct Covid-19 facilities or sources of information.
You will need to ration your vice – if you didn’t buy enough. But Sergeant Kick Butt can perhaps help – and South Africa is supporting healthy choices in a very different time.
Uber will still be able to operate daily across South Africa between 5am to 9am and 4pm to 8pm during the 21-day national lockdown for essential travel only.
Experts have warned that unless citizens adhere to the stringent lockdown restrictions and remain indoors as much as possible, a more deadly second wave of the coronavirus will wreak havoc.