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South Africa covid-19

New warning on Omicron variant severity from South African scientists

Leading South African scientists warned it is still too early to determine that the omicron variant will only cause mild illness

02 Dec 2021 12:20 PM

Delta Covid variant likely driving huge infection surge in South African province

The NICD on Friday said nationally there had been 18,762 new COVID-19 infections and 215 COVID-19 related deaths overnight

27 Jun 2021 9:08 AM

South Africa says 12 million 'probably' had coronavirus

Some South African experts suggest that Africa's most developed economy may be approaching herd immunity

17 Sep 2020 4:12 PM

WHO team to assist South Africa in reinforcing COVID-19 response

South Africa, at present, has the world's fifth largest virus caseload with over 5,79,000 confirmed cases and more than 11,000 deaths

16 Aug 2020 12:35 PM

UN chief urges Africa to take urgent steps to stem coronavirus growth

Guterres said the UN and African countries are working together in fight against the pandemic.

16 Apr 2020 12:02 PM

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South Africa reports first two deaths in Covid19

The health minister in a statement said the deaths occurred in Western Cape province, home of Cape Town

27 Mar 2020 1:32 PM

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