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Over the last year, many South Africans had to undergo a COVID 19 test on multiple occasions when they were in contact or showed symptoms of the virus. The test …

COVID vaccine demands for staff

Moneyweb reports that pharmacy retailer Dis-Chem Group is the latest JSE-listed corporate to implement a vaccine mandate for its employees. In a hard-hitting letter to staff, the comnpany says it has …

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At least seven provinces have shown a sustained increase in new COVID-19 infections, heralding the fourth wave. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says the proportion of positive tests in Gauteng …

Social development minister Lindiwe Zulu has tested positive for Covid-19. File photo. Image: Jairus Mmutle

Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, on Monday received results confirming that she has tested positive for COVID-19. The Minister’s positive result comes in the wake of the detection of …

South African scientists

South African scientists say they have detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, which has led to a fresh surge in the number of infections recorded in recent weeks. …

The Gauteng Department of Health blames fake news for the high number of healthcare workers refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The department says false propaganda on social media has affected …

Gauteng has recorded more than 900 new COVID-19 cases this week. The latest from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases shows that between Monday and Thursday, 910 new COVID-19 cases …

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Gauteng Premier David Makhura is urging people to return for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Makhura said people are pitching up to get the first dose of the Pfizer dose but …

President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa has been placed on an adjusted alert level 1. President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday announced that the decision was made following a meeting with the National Coronavirus Command …

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Can your employer force you to get vaccinated? The answer is ‘Maybe’. While legal and law experts maintain that employees cannot be forced to take vaccines, there is confusion around the …