Covid-19 patients quarantined at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg allege that the catering company has provided them with expired food, which they say, “makes their [health] situation worse.”
“Growing up, I used to help my grandparents with their small garden where we grew flowers, cabbage and spinach. That’s where I developed an interest in farming,” says Amogelang Moroba, chairperson of the Soshanguve-based organisation #Helpafriendout.
Over eighty residents and staff of the Greek Old Age Home in Orange Grove are awaiting the results of their tests after the facility recorded its first case of Covid-19 last week. Due to the backlog of tests being processed nationally, results could take up to 11 days, writes Jamaine Krige.
Hopes are high as the country undertakes its first vaccine trial for Covid-19 – but if successful, the general public will have to wait until at least until late 2021 to access it. By Helen Grange.
From ransomware attacks on hospitals to the deliberate spread of fake news on social media, South Africa has seen an increase in digital crimes during the lockdown period, writes Jamaine Krige.