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Covid-19 and SA: How the numbers have risen

As government tightens measures to slow the spread of coronavirus in SA, the health ministry on Wednesday morning announced a spike in the number of people who have tested positive. The total stands at 116.

 

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LOL! Nando’s weighs in on coronavirus with swipe at KFC: ‘Finger licking good isn’t good’

 

 

Fast food chain Nandos is on top of its game when it comes to current affairs.

It took to Twitter on Wednesday to call on customers to practice good hygiene by regularly washing their hands, in line with calls from the SA health ministry and World Health Organisation (WHO).

 

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Absa Richards Bay closed pending confirmation that mom and grade R daughter have Covid-19

Absa in Richards Bay, northern KwaZulu-Natal, has temporarily closed it doors pending the outcome of an investigation into a suspected case of Covid-19.

The bank’s national spokesperson, Gugulethu Maqetuka, confirmed with TimesLIVE on Tuesday evening that the bank had closed it doors on Monday.’

 

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Covid-19 infections in SA climb to 116

The number of cases of Covid-19 in SA has risen to 116.

According to the health ministry, there has been an increase of 31 new cases since Tuesday night’s announcement of 85 cases.


 

“Today we have a further increase of six local transmission cases. As part of tracking and tracing, we have collated background information on how these patients were infected,” health minister Dr Zweli Mhkize said.

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