Category: South Africa

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Jan
2021

Health Minister Says South Africa COVID-19 Strain Could Be ‘More Transmissible’ Than UK StrainHealth Minister Says South Africa COVID-19 Strain Could Be ‘More Transmissible’ Than UK Strain

A new strain of coronavirus which originated in South Africa and is now circulating in the United Kingdom could be more infectious than the new strain discovered in the UK, according to the country’s health secretary. UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock said that the arrival of this new variant […]

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Dec
2020

Report: 15 Die Waiting In COVID-19 Testing Backlogs At South African BorderReport: 15 Die Waiting In COVID-19 Testing Backlogs At South African Border

December 25, 2020 5:33 PM ET As a result of backlogs in COVID-19 testing for travelers crossing national borders, at least 15 people have reportedly died on the South African border with Zimbabwe as holiday traffic surged at the Beitbridge border port. Travel between South Africa and Zimbabwe is busier than usual at this time […]

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Dec
2020

New COVID Strain Found In South AfricaNew COVID Strain Found In South Africa

South Africa’s health minister has announced the country has identified a new strain of coronavirus that is contributing to another surge of infections, Reuters reported. “We have convened this public briefing today to announce that a variant of the SARS-COV-2 Virus – currently termed 501.V2 Variant – has been identified by our genomics scientists here […]

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Jul
2020

South Africa Bans Alcohol For Second Time As Coronavirus Cases RiseSouth Africa Bans Alcohol For Second Time As Coronavirus Cases Rise

South Africa has banned the sale of alcohol Sunday as the country attempts to contain the spread of coronavirus. South Africa bans alcohol sales again to take pressure off healthcare system, as country battles coronavirus https://t.co/ZhQE0Q3BTw — BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 13, 2020 President Cyril Ramaphosa said that the ban on alcohol would take […]

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Jun
2020

Men Tunnel Into Liquor Store After South Africa Bans Alcohol SalesMen Tunnel Into Liquor Store After South Africa Bans Alcohol Sales

Some thieves in South Africa tunneled into a booze store in order to get their hands on some alcohol. According to a Monday report from TimesLive, the thieves tunneled into a Shoprite in Johannesburg to steal “whisky, brandy, gin, ciders, vodka and beer.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) The move […]

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