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) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced 1 326 confirmed Covid-19 cases and an additional death in the past 24 hours. READ MORE: COVID-19 INFECTIONS NOW AT 1326, 3 DEATHS – RAMAPHOSA 


2) There’s been a mixed response to how the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) and law enforcement across the country have been enforcing the law during the 21-day lockdown period. WATCH: MIXED RESPONSE TO ENFORCING LOCKDOWN


3) News about the Coronavirus global pandemic has flooded social media and media websites about the infection rates, deaths and what to do during this 21-day lockdown period. But, what do you do if you are sick and showing symptoms of Covid-19? READ MORE: SICK DURING LOCKDOWN? DO’S & DONT’S


4) Johannesburg is one of the busiest cities in the world, and with the current lockdown in place, it is deserted like many of the other cities. This has afforded the City of Johannesburg municipality the chance to clean and disinfect the streets. WATCH: JOBURG USES LOCKDOWN TO SCRUB CITY CLEAN  


5) A business science student at the University of Cape Town (UCT) started a volunteer service to help the elderly during the 21-day lockdown.Describing the initiative on the group’s Facebook page, Charter wrote: “Volunteer service to deliver essentials to the elderly during the Covid-19 crisis.“Anyone can sign up to help and anyone over the age of 50 can sign up to receive the free grocery/pharmaceuticals delivery.”



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