Concerns have been raised about the recent quick increase in the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the 7-day moving average of confirmed cases across all provinces. In compared to the previous reporting week (26 April to 2 May 2021), data from the latest reporting week (3 to 9 May 2021) revealed a 46 percent increase in new cases, with the Northern Cape (68 percent), Gauteng (63 percent), and Limpopo (47 percent) provinces leading the list.
Portraying the coming a long time as a "pulverizing and destroying storm" Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday that the signs are that Western Cape and Eastern Cape, because of settled episode groups in networks, will arrive at top quantities of contaminations first. "Territories, for example, the Western Cape and Eastern Cape presently have settled bunch episodes that are driving a flood and will probably top first before different areas. In these occasions, contact following, isolate and confine
The nation has been brought to it's kneels by the sudden emergence of the new Covid 19 variant. Experts believe the country has officially entered the 4th wave of Covid-19. More bad news awaits as latest reports gives details of red zone areas where the spread of the new variant is at it's peak [Read more].
As the fourth wave draws nearer and uncertainty over the new Covid-19 variant also grows , the Pemier of the Western Cape Allan Winde has made a great call for the residents . He made a call for the residents of the Western Cape to get vaccinated in order to help curb the spread of the pandemic .
It was on the last state address when Mr President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the are banning the sale of alcohol again. And this time he said with immediate effect. People were not happy with the ban on sale of alcohol. The immediate ban placed on alcohol sale was heavy blow for online retailers,especially those who had paid orders waiting to deliver. Some retailers said the news was absolutely devastating particularly as the suspension was with immediate effect. The reason the President of South Africa
As reported by https://ewn.co.za/ The Western Capes, Social Development MEC said that SASSA will be meeting with regards to the Disability grant backlogs including a discussion about the social relief distress grant of R350 which has been expired. This is good news as they see this as a major issue for needy beneficiaries. MOST importantly they will first and foremost be placing the much needed concern over the Disability Grants. Over 200 000 citizens have been let off their duration of a temporary grant. Now
A teacher from Western Cape´s Worcester Secondary School was lucky to be alive when her boyfriend reportedly stabbed her 24 times on different parts of her body . The stabbing saw her sustaining wounds on her chest , back , neck , arms , shoulders, head , stomach and thighs .
There is a hung municipality in Cederberg that has been resolved by a coalition agreement . This was after the Democratic Alliance , Freedom Front Plus and Cederberg First Residents Association decided to go into a partnership that will see the three paties runing the municipality for three years . The municipality that was previously governed by the Democratic Alliance , however , the recent elections saw it lose its five-year dominance after losing some seats .
Thousands were left stranded in the cold Down pour as Cape Town Faces major taxi violence that had been taking place in the city. In recent weeks the taxi drivers and their respective owners have been in an on going war which seems to have no solution in sight.
A meeting was scheduled to be held on Tuesday to find a lasting solution to the Qolweni Housing crisis which led to the closure of the N2 for almost a week by the angry residents . The meeting scheduled for Tuesday was set to be attended by Tertuis Simmers , who is the MEC for Human Settlements in the Western Cape , as well as some community members of Qolweni.It is in regard to a housing project that should have started in March 2021.
Restaurant owners is not adhering to the rules of the alcohol sales,and therefore the Government will put some rules in order for the sector according to the Western Cape Liquor Act.Some amendments has been proposed so that it can be in the regional Liquor act as some owners of liquor shops and restaurants is not complying to the regulations.Not only will these be introduced for during lockdown but to be implemented on a regular basis to keep some controls in place in alcohol sales. The Western Capes Community
The recent rapid spike in the number of patients testing positive for COVID-19, as well as the 7-day moving average of confirmed cases across all provinces, has sparked concern. The current reporting week (3 to 9 May 2021) reported a 46 percent increase in new cases compared to the previous reporting week (26 April to 2 May 2021), with the Northern Cape (68 percent), Gauteng (63 percent), and Limpopo (47 percent) provinces dominating the list