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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 cases for 17 September

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

As of 1pm on 17 September, the Western Cape has 2675 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 108 226 confirmed cases and 101 452 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 108 226 Total recoveries 101 452 Total deaths 4099 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 2675 Tests conducted 512…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Employment and Labour on stable increase for Coronavirus COVID-19 sickness on duty claims

The Compensation Fund has paid R462,612.40 in medical aid claims and Federated Employees has paid out R11,356.56

A total of 7199 claims have been lodged with the Compensation Fund for COVID-19 sickness contracted while at work. Of that number, 4595 claims have been submitted directly to the Compensation Fund and a further 2385 to Rand Mutual while Federated Employees have received 219 claims. Rand Mutual, which operates…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 cases for September

Update on the coronavirus by Premier Alan Winde

As of 1pm on 7 September, the Western Cape has 3111 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 106 257 confirmed cases and 99 176 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 106257 Total recoveries 99176 Total deaths 3970 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 3111 Tests conducted 491 434 Hospitalisations…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 cases for 3 September

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 18 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3941

As of 1pm on 3 September, the Western Cape has 3272 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 105 552 confirmed cases and 98 339 recoveries.  Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 105 552 Total recoveries 98 339 Total deaths 3941 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 3272 Tests conducted 486372…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa Welcomes Launch of Official Contact Tracing App

COVID Alert South Africa is a cutting-edge mobile application that uses the Exposure Notification system created by Apple and Google in line with global best practice

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the launch of the Bluetooth-enabled mobile application, COVID Alert South Africa, which will strengthen South Africa’s contact tracing efforts. Global experience has demonstrated the risk of a resurgence of infections, or a “second wave,” once restrictions on social and economic activity are lifted. While the…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 30 August

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 7 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3868

As of 1pm on 30 August, the Western Cape has 4048 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 104 973 confirmed cases and 97 057 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 104 973 Total recoveries 97057 Total deaths 3868 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 4048 Tests conducted 481737 Hospitalisations…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize confirms total of 622,551 cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 (29 August 2020)

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3,652,970 with 20,659 new tests conducted since the last report

As of today, a cumulative total of 622 551 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded. Case data Province Total cases for 29 August 2020 Percentage total Eastern Cape 85899 13.8 Free State 37157 6.0 Gauteng 209123 33.6 KwaZulu-Natal 112291 18.0 Limpopo 13039 2.1 Mpumalanga 23946 3.8 North West 25086…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 cases for 28 August

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 9 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3850

As of 1pm on 28 August, the Western Cape has 4382 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 104 711 confirmed cases and 96 479 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 104 711 Total recoveries 96479 Total deaths 3850 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 4382 Tests conducted 478048 Hospitalisations…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Employment and Labour inspectorate committed to enforce compliance amid the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During the lockdown inspectors have conducted various inspections across the province in the retail and health sector, and they found that there was a high level of non-compliance

The Department of Employment and Labour, together with the South African Police Service in Limpopo conducted a reactive joint night inspection at ZZ2 farm following the complaint about the employer disproving employees to go home with the objective to investigate whether the allegations were true. Provincial Chief Inspector (PCI), Phaswane…

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Coronavirus - South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) opens its system for approved applicants to change their preferred method of payment for the special Coronavirus COVID-19 SRD grant

SASSA Opens Window for Payment Method Change

SASSA will once again open its system for approved applicants to change their preferred method of payment for the special COVID-19 SRD grant. The window period is scheduled for Monday 31 August to Sunday 06 September 2020, 24 hours a day. During this period, beneficiaries can change from receiving their…