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CORONAVIRUS WRAP : What you missed today


CAPE TOWN – The Coronavirus pandemic is creating an information overload, so we’ve decided to make things easier for you –

Here are five stories you might have missed today:

 

1) The national lockdown has caused the Covid-19 epidemic curve to flatten, but Professor Salim Abdool Karim believes an exponential spread is unavoidable and will happen at some point.

READ MORE: SA WILL NOT ESCAPE WORST OF PANDEMIC – EXPERTS

 

2) Durban taxi owner Shan Naidoo says the taxi industry will never be the same again with many other owners starting to feel the economic pressure.

READ MORE: ‘IT WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN’ SAYS TAXI BOSS

 

3) Today is day 20 of the initial 21-day national lockdown and our people are struggling.

African News Agency journalist Shifaan Ryklief writes to the people living on the Cape Flats about the dangers of Covid-19 and that the virus is on their doorstep.

READ MORE: DEAR PEOPLE OF THE CAPE FLATS…

 

4) The total Covid-19 related deaths have risen to 34, while infections are at 2506, an increase of 91.

READ MORE: 7 MORE COVID-19 DEATHS IN SA, 2506 CASES

 

5) Whether it’s being laid off or taking a pay cut, only some will emerge financially unscathed from the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some tips on how you can save up cash during this time:

 

READ MORE: 10 WAYS TO STAY FINANCIALLY SANE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

 

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