COVID-19 WRAP | 64 Covid-19 related deaths reported
September 26 2020 - 21:35
As of today, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 669 498, the total number of deaths is 16 376 and the total number of recoveries is 601 818.
#COVID19 UPDATE: Our recoveries now stand at 601 818 (89,9% recovered) with a total of 51 304 active cases. Regrettably, we report 64 more #COVID19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 16 376. Click the link to view the full report https://t.co/1HDGQqYX7Y pic.twitter.com/eZwsU884Cy— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 26, 2020
September 26 2020 - 13:13
KZN education dept slams 'fake' circular allowing use of schools for religious and other activities again
The KwaZulu-Natal education department has dismissed a circular permitting the resumption of the use of schools for religious and other activities as “fake news”.
The circular, written on an official letterhead and addressed to education officials including principals as well as school governing bodies, claims the department “lifted the restriction of using the school premises in the community with immediate effect ...”
September 26 2020 - 10:51
Australia's Covid-19 hotspot to ease curbs ahead of schedule as cases slow
The Australian state of Victoria, a hotspot in the country's Covid-19 outbreak, said on Saturday social distancing restrictions will be eased earlier than previously announced as daily new infections held near three-month lows.