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Coronavirus: South Africa - Minister Zweli Mkhize: NCCC press briefing on adjusted Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert Level 3 lockdown regulations

To determine whether a district or province is a ‘hotspot’ or in a ‘resurgence’ each of the resurgence monitoring indicators were assessed for the district or province

Yesterday we reported 1 011 871 cumulative cases with over 7000 new cases. In this last epidemiological week we have surpassed the peak of the first wave and we had indicated that the epidemiological picture would compel us to tighten restrictions. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal…

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Premier Alan Winde update on Coronavirus COVID-19 on 28 December

The Western Cape has recorded 122 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 6332

As of 1pm on 28 December, the Western Cape has 38 881 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 196 474 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 151 261 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 196 474 Total recoveries 151 261 Total deaths 6332 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 38 881 Tests conducted…

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Western Cape Government to plead with faith based organisations for drastic changes needed to combat second wave of Coronavirus COVID-19

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) has regularly met with the FBO network with the intention of improving and streamlining communication

As part of the Western Cape Government’s whole of society approach, Cabinet resolved to have regular interactions with the Western Cape Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) and religious leaders on Covid-19 government interventions. Over these past months, the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) has regularly met with the FBO network with the intention of…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: MEC Anroux Marais on suspension of summer initiation season due to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Minister Marais announces 2020 summer initiation season suspended due to COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent national lockdown regulations

With the resurgence of positive COVID-19 cases in the province, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially confirms that the sacred practice of initiation has been suspended in the province until further notice as per the Cabinet decision taken yesterday, 1 December 2020.  As gazetted by…

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

The Western Cape has recorded additional 15 deaths, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the province to 4644

As of 1 pm on 30 November, the Western Cape has 10057 active Covid-19 infections with a total of 130 826 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 116 125 recoveries. Total confirmed Covid-19 cases 130 826 Total recoveries 116 125 Total deaths 4644 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 10057 Tests conducted 785274…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde update on Coronavirus COVID-19 on 17 November

The Western Cape has recorded additional 12 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 4474

As of 1pm on 17 November, the Western Cape has 4294 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 121 139 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 112 371 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 121 139 Total recoveries 112 371 Total deaths 4474 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 4294 Tests conducted 721 866…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu on Coronavirus COVID-19

The MEC was speaking at Amajuba District recently, during the launch of the District Development Model (DDM)

“COVID-19 would have been stronger, deadlier without Operation Sukuma Sakhe,” says MEC Simelane-Zulu; also hails government’s newly-launched District Development Model (DDM) as a stronger, more effective service delivery approach. KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Ms Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says the impact of COVID-19 in the province would have been greater, with many more…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde update on Coronavirus COVID-19 on 12 November

The Western Cape has seen a 20% increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases-primarily driven by increases being recorded in the Garden Route District

As of 1pm on 12 November, the Western Cape has 3624 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 119 141confirmed COVID-19 cases and 111 087 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 119 141 Total recoveries 111 087 Total deaths 4430 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 3624 Tests conducted 707 402 Hospitalisations 634…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde on Coronavirus COVID-19 update for 10 November

The Western Cape has recorded 12 additional deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 4415

As of 1pm on 10 November, the Western Cape has 3391 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 118 450 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 110 644 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 118 184 Total recoveries 110 644 Total deaths 4415 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 3391 Tests conducted 700 684 Hospitalisations 624…

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Coronavirus - South Africa: Premier Alan Winde update on Coronavirus COVID-19 on 28 October

The Western Cape has recorded an additional 20 deaths, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in the province to 4351

As of 1pm on 28 October, the Western Cape has 3122 active COVID-19 infections with a total of 115 431 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 107 958 recoveries. Total confirmed COVID-19 cases 115 431 Total recoveries 107 958 Total deaths 4351 Total active cases (currently infected patients) 3122 Tests conducted 659…