Five Newsworthy Things in SA 14th December 2021:

News in South Africa 14th December: 1. Omicron hospitalisations low: South Africa has recorded another 13,992 positive COVID-19 cases ahead of Acting President David Mabuza’s meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council on Tuesday. More than 6,000 of the infections recorded in the last 24 hours were in Gauteng, which remains the province with the […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 18th November 2021:

News in South Africa 18th November: 1. Fourth Covid wave inevitable: South Africa, which has the most confirmed coronavirus cases on the continent, will likely be hit by a fourth wave of infections but its impact probably won’t be as severe as during earlier surges, new modelling prepared for the government shows. Sero-prevalence surveys and […]

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Five Newsworthy Things in SA 7th September 2021:

1. New variant infections slows: South African scientists said a new variant, with a concerning number of mutations, spread at a slower rate last month than in July. The so-called C.1.2 variant accounted for just 1.5% of all virus samples sequenced in the country in August compared with 2.2% in July, according to the Network […]

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