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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.

New years often mean new beginnings with new years’ resolutions. However, the Covid-19 pandemic is here to stay and challenges it brings will remain for many.

As Covid-19 vaccines became readily available in the country, the South African government set a target of vaccinating 70% of the adult population before the end of 2021. 

It's been approximately two years ever since the Covid-19 virus has emerged, restrictions and lockdowns became a norm. Recently, the Health Department has changed a number of Covid 19 protocols.

When the Covid-19 Omicron variant was discovered in South Africa, health authorities moved quickly to notify the country and the world of its potential danger.

As 2021 comes to an end, many South African citizens are preparing for festive season celebrations. However, curfew may pose a challenge to this. 

As the Omicron Covid-19 variant sparked the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal is emerging as the new epicenter of the virus in South Africa. 

As South Africa prepares for a busy festive season filled with the movement and cognition of people, health authorities are determined to vaccinate as many individuals as possible.

As we approach the festive season, many employees take some time off from work to spend time with friends and family. However, what if your boss says you can't take off? 

The Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) has reportedly sent an advisory to the Minister of Health Joe Paahla that there is no longer a need for Covid-19 contact tracing and quarantining. 

As countries around the world rush to roll out booster shots to fight against the current Covid-19 infection surge, the pharmaceutical company Pfizer has found that results from clinical trials for its experimental Covid-19 pill have shown some good signs. 

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in good spirits as he continues to recover after contracting Covid-19. The president has remained steadfast in his call for South Africans to get vaccinated.

After testing positive for Covid-19, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa took the opportunity to encourage citizens to get vaccinated against the virus.

As South Africa battles with the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, mandatory vaccination has become a point of contention.

The competition commission has made an agreement with two Covid-19 test providers to reduce their prices.

On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa tested positive for Covid-19. This could see a new man in charge for the coming days.

As South Africa continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s health regulator has approved a booster dose for citizens over the age of 18 years old. 

As South Africa braces for the impact of the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, the Department of Health is continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against the virus.

Could being forced to take time off from work due to Covid-19 lead to employees losing their annual leave?