South Africa - Bosman Bus Station in Pretoria packed with travellers ahead of the national lockdown. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

CORONAVIRUS WRAP: What you need to know today


CAPE TOWN – These are the Coronavirus stories you need to know today :

 

1) Some Cape Flats communities may have shown a decrease in crime, for others, it has brought about interpersonal violence behind closed doors.

READ MORE: ‘Coronavirus means nothing to those staring death in face daily on Cape Flats’

 

2) Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced that South Africa has 1353 confirmed Covid-19 cases and five deaths.

READ MORE: COVID-19 INFECTIONS RISE TO 1353, FIVE DEATHS – MKHIZE

 

3) Many of us have caught ourselves wondering if the scratch in our throat could be caused by the Coronavirus. What are the correct steps to take if a you think you may have symptoms of Covid-19? Here’s what you do…

 

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4) With non-essential services employees and business owners have a lot more time on their hands during this 21-day lockdown period, it is the perfect time to declutter and get a fresh perspective.

READ MORE: HOW TO FIX YOUR FINANCES DURING LOCKDOWN

 

5) The University of the Western Cape hosted a virtual graduation ceremony due to the Covid-19 outbreak restrictions.

READ MORE: UWC HOSTS VIRTUAL GRADUATION CEREMONY

 

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