Saturday, 13 June 2020 04:53

Gauteng COVID-19 cases double in one week

Over the past seven days, COVID-19 cases in Gauteng have doubled, with hospital admissions increasing and 20 more people dying as a result of COVID-19.

Some Driving License Testing Centres (DLTC) and the Motor Vehicle Registering Authority (MVRA) in Gauteng have reopened their doors while others will do so next week.

Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, will this morning visit the Tshwane University of Technology, Ga-Rankuwa Campus to assess its state of readiness for the phased return of students to the university.

South Africa recorded its deadliest 24 hours with 82 new COVID-19 deaths reported on Monday.

Schools in Gauteng recorded an 85% attendance of learners and educators for the first day of reopening of schools on Monday.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 in South Africa is 37 525, while the death toll has spiked to 792. 

Almost 5 000 Wits students have received laptops, delivered by the South African Post Office (SAPO), to enable online learning during the nationwide lockdown.

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 20:22

Youth Month full of opportunities

While the launch of Youth Month this year took place virtually due to lockdown restrictions, South African youth will still get to participate in a range of activities throughout June.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says it has kept its promise to pay at least 100 000 clients who had applied for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant.

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