The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Private hospital group Netcare said it has spent R150 million so far in efforts to enhance its readiness to treat Covid-19 patients.
The number of coronavirus cases in the US has now exceeded the total in China, where the virus originated.
HealthInsite, a corporate wellness and occupational health service provider in collaboration with Mullah Labs, has set up a drive-through Covid-19 testing station at Wanderers Stadium.
Confusion around when the coronavirus lockdown officially kicks off was rife as South Africans grappled with the semantics of President Cyril Ramaphosa's words.
Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has expressed concern that the coronavirus could have a severe impact on South Africa, emphasising that it is not just European problem.
An emergency cabinet meeting could decide whether South Africa should impose stricter measures such as travel bans on countries who have not controlled Covid-19 infection rates, says a media report.
With 38 positive cases of Covid-19 in South Africa, the past two weeks have seen South Africans gripped by Covid-19.
A National Health Laboratory Service employee is in hot water for allegedly spreading false information that there are cases of the coronavirus at the Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal.
While focusing on fatalities during any outbreak is important, it should not be the only discussion.
A South African in China, who graduated last month, is supposed to be back home, but instead finds himself trapped in the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
Gunmen have attacked and robbed an ambulance crew in Pretoria, the Gauteng Department of Health says.
Western Cape premier Alan Winde has expressed his grief at the news that two South Africans have died of Covid-19 in the province - the first deaths in the country as a result of the pandemic.
South Africa now has 709 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says.
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The number of Covid-19 cases in South African has risen to 51, with 13 new cases identified since Saturday, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
The Wits Covid-19 Management Committee is still awaiting the results of a medical student who has been in self-isolation.
Alicestine October buried herself in mountains of budget documents and spoke to the experts to figure out what Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s new budget means for health. Here is what she found.
Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital procured two linear accelerator machines which will decrease the waiting time for cancer patients, the Gauteng Department of Health said in a statement on Thursday.
Medical negligence claims in Gauteng increased to R29bn in the 2018/19 financial year, the DA's spokesperson on health Jack Bloom has revealed.
Lesotho's only specialist hospital, run as part of a public-private partnership, takes up almost a third of the nation’s health budget.
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