NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A South African government spokesman said Thursday the information gathered through the system used by the Department of Health has reported a 29.7% decrease in the number...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In South Africa, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) report sequencing COVID-19 specimens from individuals with a recent travel history to India....

The SARS-CoV-2 501Y.V2 lineage has been recently been shown to predominate in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa, all of which experienced major outbreaks of COVID-19.  This...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa in a statement to the country spoke of the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday. Here is an excerpt: The number of new coronavirus infections...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in Johannesburg reported 13,172 new COVID-19 cases today making South Africa the country with the sixth most...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported an additional 8975 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, putting the country total over...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South African health officials reported an additional 1240 COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the country total to 22,583- the most cases in Africa. Western Cape province...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews South Africa’s Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize reported today that the country has recorded six new confirmed COVID-19 cases. The latest cases include...