Provinces and districts with low Covid-19 infection rates are set to enjoy a relaxing of SA's strict lockdown regulations from June, President Cyril Ramaphosa signalled. FILE PHOTO .photographer Phando Jikelo/african News Agency(ANA)

CORONAVIRUS WRAP : What you missed today


CAPE TOWN – The Covid-19 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) Most South Africans who go online say they’re confident in the accuracy of the Covid-19 information provided by the national health authorities.

READ MORE: SOUTH AFRICANS TRUST COVID-19 INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HEALTH AUTHORITIES

 

2) Non-profit organisation, Save Our Schools, will be installing emergency handwashing stations for residents in the Wallacedene, Bloekombos and Scottsdene communities to use.

READ MORE: THREE KRAAIFONTEIN COMMUNITIES GET EMERGENCY HANDWASHING STATIONS

 

3) The winners to the 14th annual South Africa Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony held via their social media platforms due to the Covid-19 national lockdown regulations.

READ MORE: SAFTA’S HOST VIRTUAL AWARD CEREMONY DUE TO LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS

 

4) Despite several fast-food restaurants indicating they will re-opening on Friday, the Spur group announced that it will not be reopening it’s 600 restaurants under ‘soft lockdown’.

From May 1, many fast-food franchises around the country will reopen but drive-throughs, takeaways and sit-down eating remain prohibited.

READ MORE: FAST-FOOD FRANCHISES REOPENING IN LEVEL 4 LOCKDOWN

 

5) The Drakensberg Boys Choir School has created a Covid-19 parody to put smiles on South Africans faces during a sad isolated time due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: DRAKENSBERG BOYS CHOIR SCHOOL CREATES COVID-19 PARODY

 

 

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