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Health Department Gives Update on COVID-19


Department of Health The health department is to recommend easing restrictions in various aspects of the COVID-19 lockdown such as the curfew, sale of alcohol, religious gatherings and travel restrictions.…

Forensic Chemistry Laboratories Under the Microscope


The Presidency All Sections of the National Health Laboratory Services Act and items of the Schedule shall apply to Forensic Chemistry Laboratories under the control of the health department as…

List of Advisories from MAC on COVID-19 Published


Department of Health The list of advisories presented to the health minister, Zweli Mkhize, by the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 has been published. In a statement, the health department…

Mkhize Shines Light on Health Care Workers


Department of Health 240 health care workers had succumbed to COVID-19 by early August 2020. The health department confirmed this in a statement on healthcare workers that have acquired Coronavirus…

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Mkhize Provides Update on COVID-19 Pandemic


Department of Health The health minister, Zweli Mkhize, has announced that 3 078 202 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted in South Africa up to now. The minister recently updated…

Directions on Additional Health Personnel Published


Department of Health Directions on the recruitment of additional health personnel to assist in addressing, preventing and combating the spread of COVID-19 have been published. The health department published the…

Mkhize Updates Parliament on the COVID-19 Pandemic


Department of Health Speaking to the national assembly yesterday on the COVID-19 pandemic, the health minister, Zweli Mkhize, declared that South Africa has now reached the surge. “The storm that…

Mkhize Shines Light on COVID-19 Case Management


Department of Health The Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 will soon issue advisories on the use of high flow oxygen for patients who are very ill but can be managed…

DOH on Alert Levels for Coronavirus Covid-19 Hotspots


Department of Health As South Africa moves to Alert Level 3, each and every area and its rate of infection will be constantly assessed. The health department emphasized this in…