Updated South African guidelines for the testing and treatment of the new coronavirus

Resource details: Publication title: Clinical management of suspected or confirmed COVID-19 disease (Version 4) Author(s): National...
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Level 3 lockdown: You can buy booze again, but there’s a catch. Read the...

Resource details: Publication title: Determination of alert levels / hotspots and amendment of regulations issued in terms of section...

What South Africa’s COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee did and didn’t advise on

Plus, find out what powers the expert group has. Resource details: Publication: Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC)...

Read South Africa’s national, provincial COVID-19 projections in full

Go behind the headlines and take a look at the projections in detail in these newly released reports.

‘Hard lockdown is no longer sustainable in its current form’ — Mkhize

Take a look at what Health Minister Zweli Mkhize presented to the National Command Council.

What kinds of clothes can you buy in-store under level four lockdown?

Keeping covered up under lockdown. The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition’s regulations on in-store clothes sales. Resource details:
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COVID-19 cases from Wuhan: What the early data tell us

Ever wonder why people say that 80% of COVID-19 cases are expected to be mild or moderate? Take a look at the...
Chair of South Africa’s Ministerial Advisory Group on COVID-19.

Coronavirus in South Africa: What happens after lockdown ends?

South Africa may have flattened the curve, but find out why it’s unlikely the country will escape deaths. Find out what it’s...

How epidemics like COVID-19 increase violence against women and children

When crises hit, gender-roles can not only influence who gets care and when, but also who bears the brunt of violence during...
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The World Health Organisation’s Solidarity trial testing possible COVID-19 treatments

A closer look at the study set to take place in multiple countries, including South Africa. More than 70 countries have already...
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Updated Coronavirus testing guide: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’  reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus.
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Communicating risk and engaging vulnerable communities in the time of the coronavirus

A reference tool for communicators and organisers to better engage vulnerable communities during the coronavirus pandemic. Publication title:...
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Coronavirus testing criteria: A quick reference for South African healthcare workers

An updated version of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases’ (NICD) reference guide for health workers testing for the new coronavirus.
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World Health Organisation guidelines for managing and treating latent TB

A consolidated look at the World Health Organisation’s latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) guidelines.

Access to information during South Africa’s lockdown

Publication title: Electronic communications, postal and broadcasting directions/regulations Author(s): Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services Publication...
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South Africa guidelines for contact tracing of COVID-19 patients, health promotion and handling of...

Guidelines on how we navigate home and work during the coronavirus pandemic. Resource details: Publication title:...