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Covid-19 boosters rolled out to fight Omicron variant

The Department of Health says the additional Covid-19 vaccine booster doses have now been authorised and made available for eligible citizens at all active...

Is govt ready to scrap covid-19 regulations on mask-wearing, gatherings?

The Department of Health is reportedly considering scrapping South Africa’s Covid-19 regulations related to mask wearing inside an indoor public place and restrictions on...

South Africa to remain on level 1 lockdown for now, says...

Deputy President David Mabuza met with the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) on Tuesday to discuss whether South Africa would need to impose stricter...

Tourism sector set to breathe a sigh of relief this festive...

A sigh of relief for the country went up from the local tourism industry, who were waiting to hear if further lockdown restrictions would...

Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy rife as fourth wave looms

Health Minister, Dr Joe Phaahla, urged people to take the Covid-19 vaccine ahead of the imminent fourth wave that could hit the country soon. We...

Mixed feelings about teens getting Covid-19 jabs

Children aged 12 to 17 will be able to be vaccinated as of 20 October – and they don’t necessarily need a parent’s or...

12-17’s can get vaccinated from next week

During the Department of Health’s weekly Covid-19 vaccination briefing on Friday, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla confirmed children aged 12 to 17 can get...

World No Tobacco Day: Experts appeal to smokers to rethink choices

Amid the much-criticised ban on the sale of tobacco products and an impending court case faced by government, South Africa commemorated World No Tobacco...