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South Africa has marked one year since recording the first case of Covid-19. Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize said the past year has been tough for government.  

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The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has started processing Covid-19 TERS applications.  This comes after the President announced an extension for the relief scheme. 

Scientists have made new findings about the Covid-19 variant. Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said these new findings are good news.

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The announcement of Level 1 has given some industries the chance to function again, but the events industry is still struggling. 

You can expect to pay more for petrol this week, as the Energy Department has confirmed the price will go up. 

The Johnson&Johnson vaccines officially arrived in South Africa on Saturday. This is the second batch of vaccines from the pharmaceutical company. 

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The Western Cape has confirmed that it is facing an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF).

The health sector will receive more funding towards Covid-19 interventions. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni announced this during the 2021 Budget Speech.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2021 is expected to increase. The National Treasury has projected the growth rate to be 3.3%. 

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With the vaccination programme finally in progress, the National Treasury has decided to allocate R9 billion towards it. 

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