Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to rise in South Africa as more industries open for business and more people return to work.
87 new COVID-19 fatalities have pushed South Africa’s death toll to 2 292. This as the number of confirmed cases sits at 118 375.
The Department of Health will receive R21. 5 billion to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, which will go into increasing the numbers of people screening and testing for the coronavirus.
Pharmaceutical giant Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd says it has sufficient capacity to produce sufficient supply of the Dexamethasone vaccine.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to officially open a huge medical facility in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. Vehicle manufacturing giant, Volkswagen South Africa, will hand over the temporary COVID-19 facility to the provincial Department of Health.