COVID-19 Forces 'Tough Decisions' on South Africa

The Eastern Cape has announced its new strategy to rein in its COVID-19 outbreak, especially where it concerns funerals. Meanwhile, the KwaZulu-Natal Education Department is yet to release a report into the maximum prices it paid for personal protective equipment before the reopening of schools. This comes as the production of three models of non-invasive ventilators starts, the government signed off on the opening of cinemas and libraries, and 3 502 people were killed by the novel coronavirus.


Established in a City of Cape Town-owned community sports centre, the Khayelitsha Field Hospital will function as an extension of the adjacent Khayelitsha District Hospital, essentially expanding its capacity to treat moderate to severe COVID-19 cases.

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