SA Health workers among positive covid-19 cases 

In the most recent statistics released by the NICD, the cases of positive covid-19 have increased to 1,280 with a second death recorded in KwaZulu-Natal of a 74 year old male with underlying medical conditions. The minister of health said on Saturday that 13 health workers including 11 medical doctors have tested positive for covid-19 […]

South Africa shuts down to control spread of Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa announce a nationwide lockdown in South Africa. This shutdown will commence midnight of Thursday the 26th March until Midnight of Thursday the 16th April. All South Africans are required to stay at home with exemptions for health workers, security services, emergency personnel and others necessary to respond to this pandemic. Individuals will […]

Nigeria records first death from Covid-19

NCDC confirms 5 new cases with the first death recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a 67 year old male with underlying medical conditions who returned from the United Kingdom following a medical treatment died of  the novel Covid-19 after testing positive. The current statistics in Nigeria stands at 35 […]

Breaking News: More cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Nigeria and SA

In a press conference held on Thursday, Professor Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in the Lagos state government of Nigeria announced 4 new cases of positive Covid-19 bringing the total number of cases in Nigeria to 12. Less than 24 hours after the confirmation of 116 Covid-19 cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed that South Africa […]

First case of positive COVID-19 detected in South Africa.

  The National Institute for Communicable Diseases South Africa confirmed that a suspected case of COVID-19 has tested positive. In a statement released by the Minister of Health Dr. Zweli Mkhize. “The patient is a 38-year-old male who traveled to Italy with his wife. They were part of a group of 10 people and they […]