The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says another 516 people have died from COVID 19 in the latest 24 hour reporting period and the overall number of people who have died now stands at 68 192.
Limpopo has completed the vaccination of education sector employees. Over 73 000 teachers and support staff received the Johnson and Johnson single dose jab.
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) is briefing the Portfolio Committee on Health on COVID-19 vaccines pipeline and data on the use of Ivermectin.
The Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape is calling on its citizens to be vigilant as COVID-19 infections surge in the area.
COVID-19 new infections are on a downward trajectory in the Eastern Cape. Despite the decline in new infections, funerals remain a concern and are considered super-spreader events of COVID-19 in the province.
The Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is evaluating the impact of last week's unrest on the province's healthcare services and infrastructure.
Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber on Monday cancelled the opening of his new London production of "Cinderella" and said he had no idea when it would go ahead, blaming "impossible conditions" imposed by the British government.
The Tokyo Olympic Games have had their share of positive coronavirus cases before they open, but health expert Brian McCloskey says they were to be expected and are lower than initially imagined at this stage.
A rapid increase in coronavirus cases in the United States and abroad is fueling fears of a pandemic resurgence and sending shockwaves through the stock market as the highly contagious Delta variant takes hold and vaccinations lag in several states.
A surge in Delta variant infections sparked a broad sell-off on Wall Street on Monday as investors feared renewed COVID-19 shutdowns and a protracted economic recovery.
Women have been hit harder than men by job losses around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and only men's employment is likely to recover this year to 2019 levels, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Monday.
Nearly one-million people have registered for the COVID-19 vaccine in the Western Cape. More than 770 thousand vaccines have been administered across the province.
South Africa has recorded 11 215 new coronavirus infections in the past 24-hour cycle, taking the total number of cases to 2 295 095.
Residents from various parts of South Africa have been braving the cold and the pandemic to make sure that they're still able to contribute 67 minutes in memory of former president Nelson Mandela.
The public has been warned not to pick up dead marine life or to harvest living marine resources on the coast between Umhlanga and Umdloti north of Durban.
South Africa has confirmed three positive COVID-19 cases in their soccer squad for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, including players Thabiso Monyane and Kamohelo Mahlatsi.
The Special Provincial Official funeral for former KwaZulu-Natal Premier and cabinet minister, Dr. Ben Ngubane, is under way at the Ngwelezane Community Hall, in Empangeni.
Nigeria has put six states on red alert after seeing a "worrisome" rise in COVID-19 infections, a government official said, urging people to curb gatherings and hold prayers outside mosques during this week's Muslim festival Eid-el-Kabir.
The African National Congress in Parliament has confirmed the untimely passing of its member of Parliament (MP) Joyce Maluleke who succumbed to COVID-19 complications.
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The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has reported that 14 701 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 283 880.
African countries need to get equal access to COVID-19 vaccines so they can start rebuilding their devastated tourism industries, Kenya's tourism minister said on Friday.
The Pharmacy Council has urged members of the public not to buy medicine including any vaccine doses that were stolen during this week's looting. It says the looted items could cause harm if administered without the guidance of a pharmacist.
The Western Cape Health Department says more than 744 000 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across the province.
The Mayor of the Matlosana Local Municipality based at Klerksdorp in the North West, Maetu Kgaile, has passed away from COVID-19.
A person has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics athletes' village, organisers said on Saturday, in the first such case that adds to concerns about infections at the Games which begin next week.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the recent looting and violence in which thousands of people attacked shops and malls in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal will likely lead to a further increase in coronavirus infections.
South Africa has recorded 15 939 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 2 269 179.
A Nigerian Olympic delegate became the first visitor to the Tokyo Games admitted to hospital with COVID-19, broadcaster TV Asahi said on Friday, as Japan battles to stem rising local infections a week before the showpiece event starts.
The department of Health says one million people between the ages of 35 and 49 have registered on the Covid-19 registration website within 24 hours of the site opening. The EVDS opened yesterday for this age group to register to get vaccinated against Covid-19.