As the number of people who tested positive for COVID-19 in the Gauteng province continues to rise at an alarming rate, the provincial Department of Health, Wits University and IBM Research Africa have developed a powerful data-driven dashboard to help reduce the spread of the virus.
The Gauteng Department of Health has come under fire for allegedly distributing masks that do not comply with the standards of the National Department of Health and the World Health Organisation.
The Gauteng Department of Health says there are no confirmed reports of a swine flu outbreak in the province. The Department is working closely with the National Institute of Communicable Disease to investigate claims of an outbreak.
The official death toll of mentally ill patients could go up today when Health Ombudsman, Malegapuru Makgoba makes a second appearance to present his updated report at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg.