covid-19

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    13 more deaths due to COVID-19 in South Africa

    13 more deaths due to COVID-19 in South Africa The Department of Health has announced that there are now 5,951 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa. This is an increase of 304 cases over the figures reported yesterday.
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    New COVID-19 cases in South Africa revealed

    New COVID-19 cases in South Africa revealed Health Minister Zweli Mkhize revealed that South Africa has now recorded 3,635 cases of the coronavirus. This is an increase of 170 cases since yesterday.
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    Coronavirus alert system with 5 levels of restriction proposed for South Africa

    Coronavirus alert system with 5 levels of restriction proposed for South Africa A document titled “Risk-adjusted strategy for economic activity” is proposing criteria for a return to economic activity based on a 5-level alert system. The document was published on the Southern African Tourism...
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    Latest coronavirus cases in South Africa

    Latest coronavirus cases in South Africa Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has stated that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 3,465. This is up from the 3,300 cases reported yesterday, a daily increase of 165 cases.
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    Thermal Scanners in the Retail Space and in Shopping Centres - Same as at Airports

    Hi, Thermal Scanners in the Retail Space and in Shopping Centres - Same as at Airports. Just wondering if we are heading that way as we all know the way we do business after Covid-19 will always be very different and our old norms will be replaced with new norms? Is anyone thinking of this and...
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    Coronavirus screening crucial to halting infections in South Africa

    Coronavirus screening crucial to halting infections in South Africa When vans equipped with loudspeakers arrived in the South African mining town of Thlabane to urge residents to get screened for the coronavirus, restaurant worker Thembelihle didn’t hesitate to join the queue. “We’re very...
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    South Africa is not doing enough coronavirus tests - Report

    South Africa is not doing enough coronavirus tests - Report A shortage of COVID-19 test kits and the country’s inability to test more people are hurting the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. This is according to Rapport, which cited comments made by the Department of Health’s acting...
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    How long the coronavirus survives on surfaces

    How long the coronavirus survives on surfaces A study by The Lancet has detailed the length of time the COVID-19 coronavirus survives on various surfaces. Of the materials tested, the virus lasts longest on the outer layer of a surgical mask, while paper and tissue paper were the "worst"...
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    What South Africans must do if they have symptoms of the coronavirus

    What South Africans must do if they have symptoms of the coronavirus South Africans with coronavirus symptoms can be tested for COVID-19 if they meet the criteria outlined by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD). However, those with no symptoms who are concerned about...
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    South Africa's lockdown regulations vs the rest of the world

    South Africa's lockdown regulations vs the rest of the world South Africa is in lockdown due to the COVID-19 coronavirus, and regulations have been outlined as to what restrictions this imposes on citizens. These regulations are comprehensive but are not necessarily aligned with those set out...
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    What to do when you are stopped by a soldier during the COVID-19 lockdown

    What to do when you are stopped by a soldier during the COVID-19 lockdown Many South Africans may be intimidated at the prospect of being stopped by a camouflage-clad, rifle-carrying SANDF soldier. This may well be a situation citizens find themselves in during the coming weeks, however, as...
  12. Anthro

    Google publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history

    Google is now publishing coronavirus mobility reports, feeding off users’ location history As global communities respond to COVID-19, we've heard from public health officials that the same type of aggregated,anonymized insights we use in products such as Google Maps could be helpful as they...
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    How the South African government will track positive COVID-19 cases

    How the South African government will track positive COVID-19 cases The South African government has published amendments to the National Disaster Act which detail its process for tracking citizens who have tested positive for COVID-19, as well as their known contacts, using their smartphones...
  14. Stonemason

    Will our system of social grants survive the effect of this virus?

    If South Africa stays in lockdown for two or three months, tax revenue for the year can drop by as much as 30 percent, with ripple effects over the next financial years. Social grants consume more than 10 % of government tax income and has to compete with health, education and spending on the...
  15. bromster

    Are you still getting paid during Lockdown? Are you at home on Leave?

    With all of the business world reeling in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, are you still getting paid during lockdown? Are you working from home? Are you on leave? How certain are you about your job security? 2020 will certainly be one for the books. Poll is anonymous. You have 2 votes. One...
  16. RedViking

    How to Significantly Slow Coronavirus? - from Czech Republic on Face Masks

    #Masks4ALL 2020-03-30:
  17. rubber_otter

    Quarantined with the P40 Pro

    Day 0: Lockdown is imminent. I have just gotten my Huawei P40 Pro in the nick of time. It’s a 256GB, 8GB RAM, Matte grey version. I unbox it. This thing is heavy. I like it. I quickly run through the set up and immediately fire up the camera. The 90Hz screen makes everything smoother than...
  18. NeonNinja

    Covid-19 self-test

    http://covid19.kpolom.com/
  19. WesleyDB

    Is the lockdown being enforced in your area

    Out of curiosity , is the lockdown being enforced in your area have you seen a police or army presences or are people taking it as a 3 week long holiday?
  20. Smokey888

    Covid 19 Braai thread

    How about a Covid 19 Braai thread. Similar to Febraaiarie thread. Post all Braai photos during Covid 19 lock down here.
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