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5,4million people are confirmed to have contracted the virus globally since last year
when it emerged, 345 thousand have died, and more than 2,17million are listed as
• There have been 22583 cases of COVID 19 confirmed in SA since the first case in
February (11 thousand are active cases) - More than a third of the new cases have been
recorded in the last week
• 429 deaths recorded to date.
• The Western Cape still has the highest number of COVID-19 infection in the country,
with 13,826 cases.
• Nineteen more COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the Western Cape.
• This brings the total number of fatalities as a result of the disease to 276.
• 557) cases are being treated in hospital, of these 154 patients
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Senior research associate at the Institute for Global Dialogue
We received a call earlier this morning from a listener who was standing in a queue at Sassa since 3am, only to find that others arriving after her much later were being attended to first. According to Sassa's Henry De Grass, an appointment system has been in place to ensure the safety of applicants and staff.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Kieno speaks to Alderman James Vos Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Opportunities in the City of Cape Town.LISTEN TO PODCAST
Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa says that drivers and motor vehicle licenses that
expired from the start of lock down on the 2nd of March to the 31st of May will remain valid for another 90 days.
Kieno joined by the traffic Chief Kenny Africa
The Western Cape's restaurants, bars, and retailers are in serious trouble. But you can
help save them with CapeTalk's Save your Fave's initiative. That coffee shop or hair
salon; the nail bar or the laundromat; that restaurant or sweet shop that cannot operate
during the lockdown. Now they need you more than ever. CapeTalk and Dineplan are giving you a chance to save them from shutting down in this difficult period, one voucher at a time.
Kieno joined by Owner of Bean In love Coffee House, Werner Pauw