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One matric marker dies, 238 test positive for Covid-19

About 238 markers of National Senior Certificate (NSC) matric scripts have tested positive for the Coronavirus across the country, with one death reported. This was...

Marker of matric papers tests positive on first day in FS

The Ficksburg centre in the Free State, where matric exam papers are being marked, briefly came to a standstill due to a positive Coronavirus...

SA residents barred from entering Denmark over new Covid-19 strain

Copenhagen – Denmark says it is barring entry to residents of South Africa due to fears over the spread of a new strain of...

It’s time for South Africans to make a choice, says Mkhize...

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has urged the public to be cautious of the Covid-19 second wave that has seen South Africa recording more than...

#CoronavirusNW: Recovery rate hits 95%

The North West coronavirus (Covid-19) recovery rate has increased to a whopping 95.8% in the last 24-hour cycle with only 30 new cases detected...

More than 3 000 new #Covid19 cases recorded

South Africa has recorded 3,105 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, pushing the national caseload to 762,763. Eyewitness News reports this marks...

Fine for pandemic price-hiking company set aside

A court has quashed the R76 000 fine meted out to a Pretoria-based company this year for hiking the prices of its face masks...

#CoronavirusFS: Health and Education to account

Two of the biggest Free State Departments - Health and Education - will appear before the Provincial Legislature on Friday. OFM News reports that, the...

Covid-19 update: 2,056 new cases identified since last report

As of Thursday, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 721,770, with 2,056 new cases identified since the last report. The Citizen reports, 53...

IEC registration week to kick start

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will kick start its registration week for the upcoming November Municipal by-elections this weekend. OFM News reports, at least four...

Covid-19 update: SA identifies 1,960 new cases and 113 deaths

The total number of deaths is 15,378 and the total number of recoveries is 574,587. The Citizen reports, as of Friday, the total number of...

Mouse kebabs fill empty stomachs in virus-hit Malawi

A popular snack when food is bountiful, mice have become a vital source of protein in Malawi since the coronavirus outbreak aggravated food shortages...

Covid-19 recovery rate reaches 88%

As of last night, South Africa has recorded a cumulative total of 633,015 Covid-19 cases, with 2, 420 new cases identified. The country has also...

#CoronavirusFS: DESTEA calls for resubmission of applications

The Free State Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (DESTEA) says many businesses in the province have not submitted the...

It’s too early to lift state of disaster, Mkhize says

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has said it is still too early to lift the national state of disaster, which he recommended should continue,...

#CoronavirusFS: BFN private prison back under scrutiny

The Mangaung maximum private prison outside Bloemfontein, is again under scrutiny following allegations, management is not adhering to coronavirus (Covid-19) protocols. In May, OFM News...

SA’s recovery rate increases to 71%

As of last night a cumulative total of 529,877 confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced. The...

Covid-19 claims father of former OFM News journo

Former OFM News journalist, Mark Steenbok, has lost his father, Cecil Steenbok, to Covid-19. Mark told Bloemfontein Courant that his father's passing came as...