South Africa has recorded 2 888 new coronavirus cases bringing the total number to 757 144. In a statement, the Department of Health also reported 123 COVID-19 related deaths.
The purpose-built Athletes' Village must be the safest place in Tokyo during next year's Olympics, a senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official said on Wednesday after meetings with the Tokyo 2020 organisers.
Final results from Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine trial showed its shot had a 95% success rate and two months of safety data, paving the way for the drugmaker to apply for an emergency US authorization within days, it said on Wednesday.
South Africa has recorded 1 987 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to date to 754 256. The country has also recorded 119 new COVID-19 related fatalities on Tuesday.
US retail sales increased less than expected in October and could slow further, restrained by spiraling new COVID-19 infections and declining household income as millions of unemployed Americans lose government financial support.
Mutations in the coronavirus are appearing in Siberia, the head of Russia's consumer health watchdog said on Tuesday, as the country reported a record daily high of 442 deaths from COVID-19.
Players and team management have been cautioned to practice strict COVID-compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the third cancellation of a third Super Rugby Unlocked match.
EasyJet plunged to a 1.27 billion pound ($1.68 billion) loss in the 12 months to the end of September, showing the extent of the impact of the pandemic on the British low-cost airline.
The World Health Organization has revealed that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in the African region are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions that global studies have found to increase the risk of severe illness and death among patients infected with the virus.
Many of Australia's cricketers have not seen their families for months while playing under novel coronavirus protocols but they remain in good spirits as they prepare to meet India over the home summer, wicketkeeper Alex Carey said on Tuesday.
Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize is expected in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday to address the rapid increase of COVID-19 infections in the province.
South Africa has recorded 1 245 new coronavirus cases, taking the total number of cases to date to 752 269. The country has also recorded 73 new COVID-19 related fatalities on Monday.
"We are at the worst moment of this pandemic to date."
Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is more stable than expected at temperatures that ordinary refrigerators can provide and can be distributed using existing cold-chain shipping and storage infrastructure.
The number of coronavirus cases in the United States crossed the 11-million mark on Sunday reaching yet another grim milestone, according to a Reuters tally, as the third wave of COVID-19 infections surged across the country.
Shanghai city government said all imports of what it called “high-risk” imported cold-storage food will need to be tested for coronavirus and have packaging disinfected before being stored or sold in the city.
Medical costs of German coronavirus (COVID-19) patients who have left hospitals are on average 50% higher than before they were admitted, data from a major insurer showed, a sign that even those who have recovered struggle to regain full health.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, his Downing Street office said on Sunday.
Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize says he cannot say that South Africa is experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Britain's Lewis Hamilton shed tears of joy as he won a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship in Turkey on Sunday and became the most successful driver in the sport's history.
The Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, will brief the media on the country's COVID-19 response and readiness to deal with a possible resurgence.
South Africans will be granted free access to all national parks in the country as from Monday until Friday, 20 November.
The Western Cape department of Health has expressed concern over the non-adherence to protective behaviour amongst some members of the public.
Germans should brace for another 4-5 months of severe measures to halt the rise in coronavirus infections and should not expect the current rules to be eased quickly, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told weekly Bild am Sonntag.
An unexpected 10% rise in the five-day moving average of new COVID-19 cases in Ireland threatens to reverse a recent sharp drop in the incidence rate of the disease to the third-lowest level in Europe, the country’s chief medical officer said on Saturday.
North Dakota has become the 35th US state to require face coverings be worn in public, as governors across the country grapple with a surge in coronavirus infections that threatens to swamp their health care systems.
South Africa has recorded 2 237 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the past 24-hours. This brings the total number of cases to 749 182.
The Western Cape Health department has expressed concern over the non-adherence to protective behaviour amongst some members of the public.
President-elect Joe Biden's top coronavirus adviser said on Friday there were no plans for a wholesale nationwide lockdown to curb the surging COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gauteng Education Department says matric learners that test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) will be accommodated at the Nasrec field hospital south of Johannesburg to complete their National Senior Certificate examinations.