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The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
On any given Friday morning the streets in and around Cape Town's central business district would be jam-packed, with thousands of people and cars going about their daily activities.
The South African National Defence Force along with metropolice refused to allow Johannesburg's homeless to loiter in the CBD's street on Friday morning. This comes hours after the country went into a national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19.
President Ramaphosa addressed members of the SANDF at the Doornkop military base in Soweto on Thursday ahead of a nationwide lockdown.
TEARS animal rescue in Sunnydale outside of Cape Town called on the public to help evacuate its animals ahead of the countrywide lockdown - and Capetonians did not disappoint.
The total number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has risen by 218 cases bringing the total to 927. Gauteng is still the province with the highest number of confirmed cases: 409. The number has more than double since the start of the week.
South Africans headed to liquor stores on Thursday morning to stock up on booze and other non-essential items ahead of the nationwide lockdown. This after Minister of Police, Bheki Cele announced that no alcohol would be sold for the next 21 days.
Drivers at the Retreat taxi rank in Cape Town sit around reading newspapers, while others stand huddled together, chatting to pass the time.
If you are thinking of getting married during the 21-day lockdown, think again. During the lockdown, which is set to begin on Thursday, no marriage certificates - new or old - would be issued, according to Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula announced on Wednesday how provision will be made for essential transport services to continue, including transport for essential staff and patients.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday will be guilty of a criminal offence and will be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six mon
Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said people are spreading spreading rumours and old videos of the army and emphasised that no soldiers have been deployed yet.
As a nationwide lockdown looms in South Africa in a bid to stem the number of local transmissions of novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the number of people who have tested positive has risen to 709.
When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide lockdown on Monday, thousands of individuals and businesses, like the Nitida wine estate in Durbanville, started making preparations.
On Tuesday 24 March, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 in South Africa increased by 152. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 554. Gauteng now has 302 confirmed cases with the Western Cape on 113. All nine provinces have confirmed cases.
Many residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town are unhappy about the 21 day lockdown that President Cyril Ramaphosa imposed on Monday evening. The president has called on all South Africans to stay indoors starting at 23:59 on Thursday the 26 March.
Basic funeral practices, like identifying a body, will now have restrictions, said Muzi Hlengwa, the president of the National Funeral Practitioners of SA, on Tuesday.