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Coronavirus - South Africa: Employment and Labour on Mbombela office closing as officials test positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

Mpumalanga, Mbombela local office close due officials testing positive to COVID-19

The Department of Employment and Labour in Mpumalanga has on Monday, 03 August 2020 closed Mbombela Office due to a confirmed COVID-19 positive case. According to Chief Director Provincial Operations, Ms Mazibuko, one official from Mbombela Office tested positive to COVID-19 and was in contact with nine employees due to the proximity…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 4 August

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 93 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3236

As of 1pm on 4 August, the Western Cape has active 10 221 cases of COVID-19, with a total of 95 904 confirmed cases and 82 447 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 95904 Total recoveries 82447 Total deaths 3236 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 10 221 Tests conducted 425143 Hospitalisations 1360 with…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 3 August

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 38 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3105

As of 1pm on 3 August, the Western Cape has 10 955 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 95 407 confirmed cases and 81309 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 95407 Total recoveries 81309 Total deaths 3143 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 10955 Tests conducted 423234 Hospitalisations 1387 with…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: North West prioritizes food security amid Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

According to the general household survey of 2017 the North West Province has 1.7 million people food insecure

The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Hundreds of millions of people were already suffering from hunger and malnutrition before the virus hit and, unless immediate action is taken, we could see a global food…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 2 August

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 35 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3105

As of 1pm on 2 August, the Western Cape has 10 630 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 94 691 confirmed cases and 80 956 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 94691 Total recoveries 80956 Total deaths 3105 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 10630 Tests conducted 421358 Hospitalisations 1450…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 cases for 31 July

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 31 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 3040

As of 1pm on 31 July, the Western Cape has 10 532 active cases of COVID-19, with a total of 93 413 confirmed cases and 79 841 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 93 413 Total recoveries 79841 Total deaths 3040 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 10532 Tests conducted 414…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Minister Barbara Creecy on overnight accommodation for hunters during Alert Level 3 Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Overnight accommodation for hunting to be permitted in terms of amended lockdown regulations

The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms Barbara Creecy, has clarified that overnight accommodation for hunters will be permitted in terms of further amendments to be made to the Directions for the Biodiversity Sector for Alert Level 3. “Permitting hunters to sleep over at their hunting destinations, within the…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: North West Government on Coronavirus COVID-19 recoveries in the province

Thousands recover from coronavirus in North West

The total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the North West Province has exceeded the 7 000 mark, with 7181 recoveries confirmed as at Tuesday, 28 July 2020. The number of recoveries includes Premier Professor Job Mokgoro, Arts and Culture MEC Virginia Tlhapi, Public Works and Roads MEC Syliva Molapisi and the…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Parliament calls for capacitating of mine workers amidst Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The committee expressed its concern about the job losses in the mining sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

The Select Committee on Land Reform, Environment, Mineral Resources and Energy was briefed by the Mine Health and Safety Council on the implementation of COVID-19-related safety regulations at mines, and on the Department of Mineral Resources' response to non-compliance by mines. The committee expressed its concern about the job losses…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: MEC Albert Fritz calls on residents to remain calm and adhere to Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown regulations

Minister Fritz welcomes 45 arrests of those committing public violence

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, welcomes the 45 arrests of persons inciting public violence during protest action yesterday. Minister Fritz again calls on residents in the Western Cape to remain calm, refrain from public violence and adhere to the lockdown regulations, amidst threats of protest action. Acts of…