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KEY POINTS Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of catching Covid-19 and governments around the world should limit access during coronavirus lockdowns, the World Health Organization said late Tuesday. The WHO said alcohol consumption is associated with a number of communicable and noncommunicable diseases that can make a person more vulnerable to catching Covid-19. “Therefore, people …

Yesterday, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, published the latest statistics for the coronavirus pandemic.  The number of confirmed cases increased by 99 reaching a total of 2605, and it is expected to keep rising.  More concerning to the department, however, are the number of patients killed by the virus.  Yesterday alone, another 14 deaths were …

According to Transport minister Fikile Mbalula, 28 people had died on the country’s roads during the Easter weekend. He said the number is drastically lower than the 162 people killed during the same period last year. The minister briefed the media at the Grasmere toll plaza on the N1 on Wednesday morning and said people …

Since President Cyril Ramaphosa banned alcohol sales as part of a coronavirus shutdown, booze-deprived South Africans have turned to homebrew fermenting to get around the prohibition. (Unsplash) All that waitress Thabile Vilakazi requires is some maize meal, sorghum malt and three litres of water to concoct five litres of creamy, thick traditional South African brew, …

The organization sends its condolences to the families of the deceased. Santaco has expressed its disappointment following reports that the taxi involved in the Eastern Cape crash that killed 15 people “was fully loaded at the time of” the accident. A minibus taxi collided with a truck on the N2, between Mount Ayliff and Mount …

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma says homeowners who need repairs done to their homes will now be able to call a maintenance person to do the work. Ministers representing the coronavirus national command council were updating the nation on the revised lockdown regulations on Thursday. Currently, the country has 2,506 confirmed cases …

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has urged citizens to observe the #LockdownSA regulations on funerals. The Minister says the attending of funerals is contributing to the spread of #Covid_19SA. TT #YNEWS #CoronaVirusSA

Another 14 South Africans have succumbed to Covid-19 bringing the death tally to 48 on Thursday night. The Eastern Cape and Limpopo have recorded their first deaths, more than a month after the country recorded its first Covid-19 case on 5 March. The confirmed cases of the deadly virus have also climbed to 2605, an …

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The list of essential service workers allowed to operate during the lockdown is growing. Professional plumbers and electricians are now be able to resume operating to attend to emergencies amid the five-week lockdown. Briefing the media on Thursday, cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma led the National Coronavirus Command Council media briefing, saying refineries …

In the early hours of yesterday morning four suspects arrived at a tavern on Chris Hani Road in Briardene where they held up the security guard. They forced the security officer into the guard room where he was bound. They then proceeded to cut the burglar bars to gain entry into the premises. The suspects stole …