The number of coronavirus cases across the world continues to increase rapidly.
US health experts on Wednesday welcomed British emergency approval of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine, a sign that US regulators may soon follow suit in a bid to bring the surging pandemic under control.
The Western Cape government is getting tough on the Garden Route
US officials on Monday unveiled details of their plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to millions of Americans starting later this month, as the United States again broke records for new coronavirus infections and hospitalisations.
Dr. Scott Atlas has resigned as special adviser on the coronavirus to President Donald Trump, a White House official said on Monday, after a controversial four months during which he clashed repeatedly with other members of the coronavirus task force.
South Africa has reported 3 198 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 61 more related deaths, according to the health ministry’s latest data.
Italy reported 686 COVID-19-related deaths on Saturday, against 827 the day before, and 26 323 new infections, down from 28 352 on Friday, the health ministry said.
Peru has secured enough coronavirus vaccine to give nearly three-quarters of its population at least one dose when the immunisation is available, a hopeful development for a nation with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates in the world.
South Africa has recorded 3 370 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to date to 781 941.
South Korea reported more than 500 new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Friday,a level not seen in nearly nine months, as a third wave of infections spreads nationwide and authorities scrambled to provide more hospital beds.