ridhwaan suliman

  1. Jan

    South Africa's third wave should officially be over this week

    Good news about Covid–19 third wave in South Africa South Africa should exit its third wave of Covid–19 this week if the current downward trend in new cases and hospitalisations continues, says CSIR senior researcher Ridhwaan Suliman. In his weekly analysis of South Africa’s Covid–19...
  2. Jan

    South Africa's alcohol restrictions challenged in court

    Alcohol restrictions fight goes to court Wine industry association Vinpro has launched a legal challenge against South Africa's ongoing restrictions against alcohol sales, which is scheduled to be heard in the Western Cape High Court from 23 to 26 August 2021. Vinpro said that despite all of...
  3. Jan

    South Africa's third wave "stuck"

    Covid–19 third wave in South Africa — going nowhere slowly The number of new Covid–19 cases in South Africa has stopped declining and is trending sideways. South Africa’s third wave of the Covid–19 pandemic is “going nowhere, slowly,” CSIR researcher Ridhwaan Suliman said on Twitter over the...
  4. Jan

    South Africa's third wave of Covid-19 is cresting a peak

    Good news about Covid-19 third wave in South Africa South Africa’s third wave of Covid-19 infections seems to have reached its peak, primarily driven by a decline in cases in Gauteng. Ridhwaan Suliman, a senior researcher at the CSIR, said while the third wave has peaked, the country is not...
  5. Jan

    Lockdown level 4 - what government should do on Sunday

    Alcohol ban and lockdown level 4 could be extended for weeks While the inter-provincial travel ban preventing movement into and out of Gauteng for leisure purposes could be relaxed, the other restrictions of South Africa's current level 4 lockdown should not be reduced. This is the view 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...