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CORONAVIRUS: Your daily update

3 December 2020, 5:25 AM

The number of coronavirus cases across the world continues to increase rapidly.

As coronavirus soars, US cheers Britain’s vaccine approval

2 December 2020, 11:59 PM

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.

Events cancelled in George as coronavirus cases increase

2 December 2020, 3:00 PM

The Western Cape government is getting tough on the Garden Route

US reveals rapid rollout plan for vaccine after record coronavirus surge

1 December 2020, 11:14 PM

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.

US coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas resigns

1 December 2020, 6:45 AM

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.

SA reports 3 198 new coronavirus cases on Saturday

28 November 2020, 10:33 PM

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 reports 26 323 new coronavirus cases, 686 deaths

28 November 2020, 7:11 PM

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 secures 23.1 million future coronavirus vaccine doses from Pfizer, COVAX

28 November 2020, 1:25 AM

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.

SA records 3 370 new coronavirus cases, 89 new deaths reported on Friday.

28 November 2020, 12:46 AM

South Africa has recorded 3 370 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to date to 781 941.

S Korea braces for bed shortages as coronavirus cases near nine-month high

27 November 2020, 5:12 AM

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.



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