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In 2021, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) acknowledged that the closeness of learners to each other in the classroom, and overcrowding, are factors that can increase the risk of Covid-19 infection.
The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of South Africans in several ways. However, the latest announcement from the health department will see many of the regulations dropped.
With the easing of travel restrictions around the world, many people will look to travel abroad. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, travellers may require different documentation apart from their passports and travel visas.
The last National State of Disaster in South Africa was declared in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and lasted around 750 days. Just 14 days after its conclusion, another National State of Disaster has been declared in the country.
In my previous article I explained that the New Code of Practice: Managing Exposure To Covid In The Workplace, 2022 requires employers to conduct a special health risk assessment (HRA) and to implement a plan to protect its employees from contracting Covid.
Earlier this week, President Ramaphosa terminated the National State Of Disaster (NSD). This will see many restrictions related to the NSD be phased out.
A South African university is set to begin with trials that will test the effectiveness of plant-based treatments and traditional medicine for Covid-19.
During President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Tuesday evening, he revealed that only 35% of South Africa’s youth have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
The number of people expected to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the coming days is set to increase after the Health Department announced these changes to the country's vaccine rollout program.
The Department of Health (DOH) has announced several changes made to South Africa’s national vaccination roll-out plan. The announcement made by the DOH will have an impact on the way citizens access the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) has found that there is a high percentage of people who have antibodies to fight Covid-19 in South Africa.
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