Breaking News

All Breaking News About Corona Virus In South Africa

Corona Virus Effect 

The total number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has increased to 116, the country’s Health Ministry said on Wednesday. In a statement, the Health Ministry said there was an increase of 31 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. The majority of new cases are found in Gauteng province, which comprises the cities of Johannesburg the economic hub and Pretoria the capital, the statement said. Most cases of the COVID-19 have been brought into the country by people returning from trips overseas, especially from Europe. Meanwhile, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said over 100 South Africans recently repatriated from China’s Wuhan city and quarantined at a resort in the northern Limpopo province have all tested negative.“We will continue to keep them in quarantine for the prescribed period and will thereafter initiate the process of reunifying them with the community,” Mkhize said.

Breaking News Corona Virus In South Africa 

No deaths related to the COVID-19 virus have been reported in South Africa despite the growing number of patients. The South African government has introduced several measures to curtail the spread -- including closing schools, stopping travellers from badly affected countries from visiting South Africa and prohibiting gatherings of over 100 persons. The virus emerged in Wuhan, China last December, and has spread to at least 159 countries and territories. The South Africa News World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the “outbreak a pandemic.”Out of over 200,000 confirmed cases, the death toll now exceeds 8,000, while more than 82,800 patients have recovered, according to Worldometer, a website that compiles new case numbers. Government has published regulations limiting the sale, dispensing or transportation of liquor in its efforts to curb the spread of the.

Corona Virus In South Africa 

These include imprisonment and fines for any person who intentionally exposes another person to COVID-19. People who spread fake news over the virus, that has claimed more than 8 000 lives globally, also face prosecution. The new regulations were gazetted on Wednesday by Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. According to the rules, no special or events liquor licenses may be considered for approval during the duration of the National State of Disaster, press release distribution south Africa which was declared by the President on Sunday. All on-consumption premises selling liquor, like bars, taverns, night clubs and restaurants, must be closed between 6:00 pm and 09:00 am on weekdays and on Saturdays; and from 1:00 pm on Sundays and public holidays.

More Information...

No comments