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HEALTH

Bad news for South Africa

As Mzansi is moving to level 3 ,Times Live has reported some bad news for South Africa's health sector. It was reported on Wednesday that South Africa was going to run out of ICU beds as early as June. The report further stated that the situation would be have been worse without the lockdown, which reduced the transmission of Covid-19 in the country by between 40% and 60%.  According to Times Live, critical patients on average require six days in a hospital ward plus another 10 in ICU if recovery happens.�

  2 years ago ago
Bad news for South Africa

HEALTH

Omicron reinfection is three times as often than any other variants

According to a South African analysis of infections since the start of the pandemic, the risk of reinfection from the Omicron coronavirus variation is three times higher than any preceding version. According to the authors, Juliet Pulliam of the South African Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis and Harry Moultrie of the National Center for Communicable Diseases, the discovery demonstrates omicron's "ability to elude immunity from prior infection."

  5 months ago ago
Omicron reinfection is three times as often than any other variants

POLITICS

Lockdown: South African government gives a clue of the exact date for moving into level 3

South Africans have been left on suspence since President Cyril Ramaphosa tended to the country a week ago. He affirmed that majority of the nation would move to Level 3 of lockdown, notwithstanding he mentioned regions that were encountering high paces of COVID-19 contaminations, would not be moving to level 3 by the end of the month According to Juliet Pulliam who happens to be the Director of SACEMA and a Professor of Applied Mathematics at Stellenbosch University. Her introduction praised the achievemen

  2 years ago ago
Lockdown: South African government gives a clue of the exact date for moving into level 3