The Western Cape now only has about four-thousand more confirmed coronavirus cases than Gauteng.
The African National Congress (ANC) says the best tribute members can pay to North West Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs MEC Gordon Kegakilwe is to intensify the war on COVID-19 by encouraging all South Africans to adhere to health safety protocols.
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane is currently announcing the province’s community-based COVID-19 response strategy.
Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Faith Muthambi, says delays in the installation of water tanks might have contributed to an escalation of people infected with coronavirus in the Polokwane Local Municipality.
Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape has welcomed the first group of returning students at the institution after months of no schooling on campus due to COVID-19.
The WHO says access to HIV medicine has been severely disrupted because of COVID-19, with 73 countries reporting that they are at risk of ARV stock-outs. The UN health agency is calling on governments to be creative about how they balance provision of services for HIV and COVID-19.
China’s Sinovac Biotech is starting Phase III trials of its potential coronavirus vaccine in Brazil, it said on Monday, becoming one of three companies to move into the late stages in the race to develop an inoculation against the disease.
Egypt reported 969 new coronavirus cases on Monday, the Health Ministry said, the first drop below 1 000 registered daily since May 27.
Two women at a hostel in Durban have died, allegedly of COVID-19 related complications.