Friday, December 8, 2023

Topic: South Africa

Delta variant pushes South Africa’s deaths to over 60,000

South Africa, the worst virus-hit country in the continent, on Monday crossed the threshold of 60,000 virus deaths, health officials announced, a day after a stricter lockdown was enforced.

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But …

Liani Maasdorp, University of Cape Town and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk, University of Cape Town The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year’s...

Africa surpasses one million coronavirus cases

More than a million people across Africa have now been confirmed to have had the new coronavirus.

South Africa coronavirus cases top half million

South Africa’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have crossed half a million, the health ministry said on Saturday, while cases in Africa as a whole approached a million.

WHO warns over COVID-19’s spread in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of its concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus in Africa and that South Africa’s growing numbers could be a “precursor” for outbreaks elsewhere on the continent.

South Africa virus infections pass 200,000

South Africa, one of Africa’s largest economies passed the grim milestone of 200,000 known novel coronavirus infections on Monday, after adding more than 8,000 new cases in one day.