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The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country is 1 280. This is an increase of 93 from the figure reported on Saturday.
Sea Point and the normally bustling Cape Town CBD were both hauntingly desolate on the first two days of the 21 day nationwide lockdown as these visuals captured from above show.
Provincial police commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela told the media on Sunday that, the Gauteng police have arrested 148 people and issued warnings to 25 others for failing to adhere to lockdown regulations in place since the start of the 2
Police and members of the army on Saturday worked together to make sure that the regulations stipulated for the 21 day national lockdown were being adhered to.
SAPS spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo told News24 that police were well within their rights to use water cannons to disperse a crowd of people outside a store in Delft, Cape Town on Friday 27 March.
KwaZulu-Natal police have rescued 14 workers from a mask factory in Glen Anil, Durban, where they were allegedly locked up since last week Monday.
The Minister of Police, Bheki Cele, on Saturday briefed police and army personnel at the 35 Squadron in Belhar, Cape Town, before they went out in groups to enforce the regulations stipulated for the 21 day national lockdown.
South Africa is officially under lockdown and the majority of us are faced with a three-week stretch of time spent at home. We asked our readers to send us their best, funniest and videos of what they are getting up to while they are in lockdown.
A 70-year-old medical doctor in the Free State is fighting for his life in ICU suffering with the coronavirus, the Department of Health has said. The department has announced the number of cases is now at 1 187.
South Africa now has its first death resulting from the novel coronavirus. On Friday, March 27th, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement that the fatality occurred in the Western Cape.
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to probe a video doing the rounds on social media, in which a white woman gives several adult black South Africans a step-by-step tutorial on how to wash their hands.
Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande told reporters on Saturday that they have done all they can to ensure that students are able to get their materials and get online.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga on Saturday said Grade 12s should be ready to write their exams as her department is doing all it can to ensure that 2020 doesn't go down the drain.
The movement of children between co-parents during the lockdown period is prohibited Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development said during in inter-ministerial briefing on Saturday.
The Motsepe family has pledged R1 billion towards the fight against coronavirus, in partnership with companies and organisations they are associated with, the family said on Saturday.
Thabo May, a homeless man, told News24 on Saturday that he was waiting to be picked-up by the police to be taken to a place of safety for the 221 day national lockdown that began at midnight on Thursday 26 March.
On the second night of the country's nationwide lockdown, residents in the Cape Town City Bowl applauded frontline workers doing their part to battle the virus.
Residents in Langa and Nyanga in Cape Town were seen milling about, much like any other day. This despite the fact that Friday marked the start of the 21 day nationwide lockdown.
The small group of Khoisan people, who have been protesting outside the Union Buildings in Tshwane, don't know how they will survive the lockdown. They spent the last 16 months living off donations by visitors.