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Information about Covid-19 coronavirus

Below is a collection of the most recent coverage about the Covid-19 outbreak. The FAQ audio below is from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

Please read and share our comprehensive FAQ compiled from the World Health Organisation and the SA National Institute for Communicable Diseases.

Who can I contact for more information?

Visit SACoronavirus.co.za or a data-free version at coronavirus.datafree.co

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases can be contacted at 0800 029 999. The Clinician Hotline for healthcare providers is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. Visit the NICD website at www.nicd.ac.za You can follow them on Twitter @nicd_sa

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COVID-19 claims two more lives and positive cases now sit at 1,505

COVID-19 claims two more lives and positive cases now sit at 1,505

Health Minsiter Zweli Mkhize briefed the nation from the Khayelitsha Hospital in the Western Cape on Friday afternoon.

Premium spirits distributor pledges R2m to support bartenders and waiters

Premium spirits distributor pledges R2m to support bartenders and waiters

The initiative by Pernord Ricard South Africa will benefit at least 1,000 workers affected by the lockdown.

UJ makes use of 3D printing to make surgical face shields

UJ makes use of 3D printing to make surgical face shields

Library and Information Centre executive director professor Maria Frahm-Arp says the shield is reusable.

Construction company offers sanitisers and soaps to those in need

Construction company offers sanitisers and soaps to those in need

Hallfax CEO Femi Adeleke explains how the process of giving away the sanitisers work.

Don't let FOMO get to you, join the baking club with these simple bread recipes

Don't let FOMO get to you, join the baking club with these simple bread recipes

Food critic Anna Trapido says baking can be quite soothing and people are looking for that.

Recovered from COVID-19:  DJ shares his experience of life during quarantine

Recovered from COVID-19: DJ shares his experience of life during quarantine

Lunga Nombewu says the first thing he did when he was cleared of the virus was to hug his children.

Mail & Guardian facing financial trouble, pleads for help

Mail & Guardian facing financial trouble, pleads for help

Editor Khadija Patel says people can assist by subscribing to the online publication and via direct donations.

UNITY: Radio stations to broadcast South Africa's National Anthem at 1pm today

UNITY: Radio stations to broadcast South Africa's National Anthem at 1pm today

Coming together while playing the anthem is a commitment to modify our social behaviour to tackle the COVID-19 threat.

Doctors launch helpline to provide free medical advice to South Africans

Doctors launch helpline to provide free medical advice to South Africans

Head of the KZN Doctors Healthcare Coalition Professor Morgan Chetty has more details on the national medical support hotline.