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SA scientists discover COVID-19 genome that could help curb the spread of the virus

6 April 2020, 9:00 PM

Scientists in South Africa say they have sequenced the coronavirus genome in the country and this will assist South Africa in tracking the local spread of COVID-19.

Court dismisses Wits students’ application to interdict closure of residences

19 March 2020, 2:11 PM

The High court in Johannesburg has dismissed an urgent application brought by two Wits University students to interdict the immediate closure of student residences.

Wits student tests positive for COVID-19

15 March 2020, 3:57 PM

Wits University says the medical student who was quarantined has just tested positive for the coronavirus – but the National Health Department has yet to confirm the case.


Confirmed coronavirus cases in SA rise to 24

13 March 2020, 1:44 PM

Eight more cases of the COVID-19 infection have been recorded in South Africa, bringing the total to 24.

Wits cancels medical classes over coronavirus scare

13 March 2020, 11:18 AM

Wits University has cancelled some medical school classes after it was found that a student came into contact with a person who has coronavirus.



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