coronavirus

  1. Jan

    South Africa moves to adjusted level 4 lockdown

    Alcohol banned and schools closed as South Africa moves to level 4 lockdown President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that South Africa will move to an adjusted lockdown level 4, with a total ban on the sale of alcohol and gatherings. In a national address on Sunday 27 June, Ramaphosa announced...
  2. Jan

    "All indications" that Delta variant is causing Gauteng's surge in cases - Madhi

    Deadlier coronavirus variant ravaging Gauteng A deadlier, more transmissible variant of the coronavirus first detected in India is the likeliest explanation for the current surge in Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations in Gauteng. This is according to Professor Shabir Madhi, director of the...
  3. Jan

    Study in American Journal of Therapeutics shows Ivermectin can reduce severity of Covid-19

    Using Ivermectin to treat Covid-19 can reduce severe disease – study A new study found that using Ivermectin early to treat Covid-19 can reduce numbers progressing to severe disease and significantly impact the pandemic globally. The results of the study, titled Ivermectin for Prevention and...
  4. Jan

    Too late for Level 5 lockdown, will have disastrous effect

    Too late for level 5 lockdown in South Africa — "will have disastrous effect" The effect of a hard lockdown in South Africa will be too severe and it is too late in the current Covid-19 pandemic trajectory for the harsh restrictions of a level 5 lockdown to be effective. This was the feedback...
  5. Jan

    Experts calls for immediate level 5 hard lockdown for Gauteng, MAC and SAMA disagree

    Level 5 hard lockdown for Gauteng called for The government is considering a move to a higher lockdown level in South Africa, with some experts calling for a hard lockdown in Gauteng. Business Day reported that Gauteng’s provincial command council is meeting today to discuss the possibility of...
  6. Jan

    Gauteng is in a Covid-19 crisis

    Covid crisis in Gauteng Gauteng is experiencing a Covid-19 crisis with a record number of new cases, hospitals running beyond 100% capacity, and a shortage of staff to care for patients. Yesterday, Gauteng reported 8,640 new Covid-19 cases, the second day in a row the province breached the...
  7. Jan

    You can be fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa

    You can be fired for refusing Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa Employers in South Africa may dismiss staff who refuse to receive a vaccination against the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. However, such termination will only be legal if the employer complies with several strict requirements...
  8. Chris

    South Africa is on the brink of a third wave - graphs show why health department on high alert

    South Africa is on the brink of a third wave - graphs show why health department on high alert South Africa is on the brink of a third wave of coronavirus infections, driven by a steady increase in new cases after a four-day holiday weekend that saw millions of people travel to see family and...
  9. Gordon_R

    Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe dies

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-54874713
  10. J

    Leisure travel in the long weekend

    Hello! Since intra-provincial leisure travel is now allowed, how many will be hitting the roads this coming long weekend? I am planning for a road trip on the Garden Route up to Tsitsikamma. Do you folks think this is a good idea in terms of health safety and worthiness (considering some areas...
  11. J

    18,003 COVID-19 cases in South Africa

    18,003 COVID-19 cases in South Africa Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 18,003 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa. This is an increase of 803 cases from the 17,200 cases reported on Tuesday 20 May.
  12. W

    Vodacom Coverage during Covid-19

    Vodacom, or any Vodacom customer, please advise me how to convert DATA to AIRTIME - all I can find is the reverse. I want to recover money I spent on Vodacom data before the Covid-19 virus rendered it useless. Problem is - I bought lots of airtime to access Vodacom Mobile from home during...
  13. J

    Big jump in coronavirus cases in South Africa

    Big jump in coronavirus cases in South Africa Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 8,232 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa This is a significant increase of 424 new cases over yesterday's 7,808 confirmed cases of the virus.
  14. J

    Another big jump in coronavirus cases in South Africa

    Another big jump in coronavirus cases in South Africa The Department of Health has revealed that the number of coronavirus cases in South Africa rose to 4,220 – a daily increase of 267 cases. The Western Cape has the most COVID-19 cases at 1,413, followed by Gauteng on 1,281 and KwaZulu-Natal...
  15. J

    New coronavirus stats in South Africa possible bad news for the lockdown

    New coronavirus stats in South Africa are bad news for the lockdown Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced there are now 2,506 COVID-19 cases in South Africa. This is an increase of 91 cases from the previous day. The total number of cases in Gauteng is now 930, followed by the Western...
  16. J

    2,173 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa

    2,173 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that there are now 2,173 cases of coronavirus in South Africa. This is an increase of 145 from the previously reported cases. The total number of tests conducted to date is 80,085.
  17. J

    Coronavirus crisis is a great opportunity to stop wasting spectrum

    Coronavirus crisis is a great opportunity to stop wasting spectrum The coronavirus crisis and the plan to temporarily assign spectrum to mobile operators offer a great opportunity to the government to stop wasting this valuable resource. The ongoing lockdown in South Africa means millions of...
  18. J

    How much Internet traffic in South Africa has increased due to the coronavirus

    How much Internet traffic in South Africa has increased due to the coronavirus Since President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster to address the spread of COVID-19, Internet traffic in South Africa has climbed substantially. This is a global trend, and Internet usage in...
  19. NeonNinja

    Forums around the globe conversing on Corona?

    Like here on Mybb with the South African one. Anyone have any links or are members of such? Interested in USA and UK, and also European, but I can't read Italian or Spanish.
  20. J

    Strange trend in new coronavirus cases

    Strange trend in new coronavirus cases Last night President Cyril Ramaphosa announced there are now 1,326 confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases in South Africa. He also announced that 3 people had died from the virus. While this snapshot is not surprising, what was unexpected is the low number...
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