Covid 19 in South Africa

'Planning to go back': Panic among international passengers amidst fear of Omicron-induced restrictions

People who have flown to India from the middle-east and other countries are mulling of returning before any travel bans are imposed due to the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.

published on : 28th November 2021

New Covid variant C.1.2 may be more infectious, evade vaccine protection: Study

C.1.2 has since been found in China, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritius, England, New Zealand, Portugal and Switzerland as of August 13, scientists said.

published on : 30th August 2021

Pfizer/BioNTech to produce Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa

The project will take time to get off the ground however, with the first African-finished vaccines not expected before 2022.

published on : 21st July 2021

South Africa tightens restrictions amid exponential spike in Delta Covid-19 infections

The Delta variant of COVID-19, identified in at least 85 countries and first detected in India, is likely responsible for the exponentially rising daily number of virus cases in Gauteng.

published on : 28th June 2021