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Just IN | A new variant has been detected in SA. Are we heading for stricter lockdown restrictions?

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service confirmed on Thursday that a new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.529 has been detected in South Africa. Link: https://twitter.com/news24/status/1463833264448323588?s=21 On Thursday Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla confirmed that there is a new variant identified in South Africa which is driving the surge in COVID 19 cases.

  13 days ago ago
Just IN | A new variant has been detected in SA. Are we heading for stricter lockdown restrictions?

HEALTH

Bad news; New corona variant found, Check what's to happen

The Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla called an emergency media guidelines on Thursday evening, 25 November, to revive the country on the ascent of the B.1.1.529 COVID-19 variety. B.1.1.529 VARIANT OF CONCERN DETECTED Phaahla was joined by representatives of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) and the Network for Genomic Surveillance in South Africa (NGS-SA).

  12 days ago ago
Bad news; New corona variant found, Check what's to happen

LIFESTYLE

Forced to close doors for business.

Popular club in Soweto Pimville, was forced to shut its doors to the public after President Ramposa moved the country to alert level 4. Konka is known to be one of the most expensive clubs in Soweto. It frequented by the upper class that come from the northern suburbs to enjoy the feel of Soweto.

  5 months ago ago
Forced to close doors for business.

HEALTH

Uncertainties about vaccines working against the new COVID-19 variant discovered in South Africa

"The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, confirms that through collaborative efforts with private laboratories and the NGS-SA members, a new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.529, has been detected in South Africa,"- National Institute For Communicable Diseases

  12 days ago ago
Uncertainties about vaccines working against the new COVID-19 variant discovered in South Africa

HEALTH

Just In | Covid-19 Update Bad News For KZN

Source: https://twitter.com/nicd_sa/status/1422965617963962375?s=19 A total of 423 people succumbed to the Covid-19 virus in South Africa in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths linked to the virus to 73 415. As of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 2 484 009.

  4 months ago ago
Just In | Covid-19 Update Bad News For KZN

HEALTH

Crucial Information Linked To The Covid 19 Virus Has Been Released

SOUTH Africa recorded 16 585 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, carrying the complete aggregate number to 2 062 896, the Health Department said. "The quantity of new passings detailed is 333 and absolute number of passings is 61 840. The quantity of recuperations is 1 808 082 with a recuperation pace of 87.6 percent," the division said in a tweet.

  5 months ago ago
Crucial Information Linked To The Covid 19 Virus Has Been Released

HEALTH

Hamilton Ndlovu’s world crumbles

The Special Tribunal has blocked assets worth more than R42 million linked to flamboyant businessman Hamilton Ndlovu. Last year, the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) awarded Ndlovu and accused front firms associated to him a contract worth R172 742 175 for the procurement of personal protective equipment.

  2 months ago ago
Hamilton Ndlovu’s world crumbles

HEALTH

What happens if you test 'Positive' for Covid-19 after Vaccination?

"Why did I test positive yet I have been Vaccinated? This is a trending question around South Africans today. But is possible though? Yes, it is. But it doesn't mean you contracted the virus after vaccination. You more ikey contracted it before you were vaccinated.

  2 months ago ago
What happens if you test 'Positive' for Covid-19 after Vaccination?

HEALTH

I tested positive for Covid-19 after I was Vaccinated, just in

You as of late got the Covid-19 antibody yet step through an examination and discover you are positive for the Covid. What was the deal? As per the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, "the antibody won't cause a positive Covid-19 test outcome".

  2 months ago ago
I tested positive for Covid-19 after I was Vaccinated, just in

HEALTH

South Africa’s deadly Delta wave

In South Africa, the number of Covid-related deaths has risen to over 400 in each of the last three days, with excess deaths reaching their highest level since January. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a component of the National Health Laboratory Service, announced 21,427 new Covid-19 cases in South Africa on Wednesday (7 July), bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases in South Africa to 2,112,336.

  5 months ago ago
South Africa’s deadly Delta wave

HEALTH

Shot in the arm: Eastern Cape residents can get Covid-19 jab at Boxer, Rhino Cash and Carry stores

Vaccinations are now available at Rhino Cash & Carry, Boxer superstores, and the post office in the Eastern Cape. This was made possible because to a collaboration between the Eastern Cape health department, enterprises, state institutions, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to ensure that vaccines reached the whole Eastern Cape community.

  4 months ago ago
Shot in the arm: Eastern Cape residents can get Covid-19 jab at Boxer, Rhino Cash and Carry stores

HEALTH

South Africa Sees Covid-19 Waves In Three Province

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, has mentioned an upsurge in Covid-19 cases within the Northern Cape, North West and Free State Provinces.In a assertion on Wednesday, the NICD said it had referred to this improvement as it maintains to screen Covid-19 developments nationally.

  7 months ago ago
South Africa Sees Covid-19 Waves In Three Province

HEALTH

Bad Headlines For Today July 14, 2021. See More Details

Bad Headlines For Today July 14, 2021. See More Details South Africa, July 14, 2021/APO Group/ - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, proceeds with the checking and observation of COVID-19 to illuminate the general wellbeing reaction.

  4 months ago ago
Bad Headlines For Today July 14, 2021. See More Details

COVID

National Health Laboratory Workers Threatens SA's Covid-19 Battle by Embarking On National Strike

The National Education,Health And Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) has introduced an action that threatens the ongoing nation's covid-19 battle and its unstable rising and slight falling infections. The union has ushered the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) to a complete pause today on Tuesday 25 2020. A demand for better salaries by the union for its members has been expressed,included in other sets of outstanding work related issues that have been addressed but not yet resolved. The current state got

  1 year ago ago
National Health Laboratory Workers Threatens SA's Covid-19 Battle by Embarking On National Strike

HEALTH

SA COVID-19 Surge: More Than 600 Dies In One Day Also read: COVID Variants: Could Dangerous New Ones

More than six hundred human beings died sooner or later in South Africa, in which the 0.33 wave, pushed through the extra lethal Delta Variant is spreading unabated. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Tuesday launched the surprising dying count. A in addition 633 Covid-19 associated deaths had been reported, bringing general fatalities to sixty-five 142 to date,” stated the NCID, a department of the National Health Laboratory Service.

  4 months ago ago
SA COVID-19 Surge: More Than 600 Dies In One Day Also read: COVID Variants: Could Dangerous New Ones

HEALTH

' Early detection of cancer cases helps to reduce the risk of death.' People are urged to screen

ONE out of 28 women in South Africa has breast cancer. According to the latest figures from the National Health Laboratory Service, in urban areas the statistics show that 1 in 8 women has breast cancer. This month, which is breast cancer awareness month, the Breast Imaging Society of South Africa (BISSA) has urged women aged 40 and over to get tested for cancer. BISSA chairperson, Professor Jackie Smilg, said it was important for the person with the cancer to identify themselves early so that they could begin

  1 year ago ago
' Early detection of cancer cases helps to reduce the risk of death.' People are urged to screen

COVID

Laboratory workers go ahead with strike despite court order

Laborers at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) will proceed with the strike in spite of a court request got by the business to stop the work activity.  NHLS got a court request just before the strike by around 6,000 National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) individuals over rewards and execution the executives.  The work court requested that the strike ought not proceed as the Essential Services Committee of Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration will meet today

  1 year ago ago
Laboratory workers go ahead with strike despite court order

SOCIETY

Former health laboratory boss out on bail over R113m corruption charge

A previous CEO at the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) is in major trouble for supposed delicate debasement that occurred in 2016 including more than R113m. Joyce Mogale, 66, showed up at the Palm Ridge specific business wrongdoing court and was delivered on R20,000 abandon Monday.

  3 months ago ago
Former health laboratory boss out on bail over R113m corruption charge

POLITICS

Workers protest over PPE's and salaries increase

21/08/2020 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu), the largest public union in South Africa that has a membership of more than 274,000 has been rasising its concerns since last week. The union has said that it is dissapointed that most of the health workers do not have adequate protective gear and that the government is not taking the needs of the health workers so seriously. Therefore, Nehawu has threatened to put down tools if the government is not attending to them.The union said

  1 year ago ago
Workers protest over PPE's and salaries increase

COVID

Coronavirus Testing Units Set Up At OR Tambo International Airport

Most objections require worldwide guests and returning inhabitants to give negative COVID-19 PCR test authentications to be allowed to section into a nation. This implies explorers need to do COVID-19 PCR testing inside 72 hours of their flight takeoff. The National Health Laboratory Service has set up testing units at OR Tambo, giving advantageous testing offices to voyagers who need to get negative COVID-19 PCR test endorsements before their movements from South Africa. Voyagers can be tried around the same

  1 year ago ago
Coronavirus Testing Units Set Up At OR Tambo International Airport