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20 Jan 2022, 6:58 AM (GMT)

South Africa Covid-19 Cases

3,568,900 Total
93,707 Deaths
3,390,027 Recovered
20 Jan 2022, 6:59 AM (GMT)

Worldwide Covid-19 Update

340,532,898 Total Cases
5,586,963 Death Cases
273,732,056 Recovered

Latest News

Pathcare Also Agrees to Immediate Price Reduction of Covid-19 PCR Tests

December 21st, 2021|

On Monday 13 December 2021, the Competition Commission (“the Commission”) and the third largest private laboratory, Dietrich, Voigt, MIA & Partners and Dr. Vermaak Incorporated (‘’Pathcare”) concluded a settlement agreement in terms of which [...]

Changes to Vaccine Roll-Out Eligibility Criteria for Adolescents (12 – 17 Years): 9th December 2021

December 10th, 2021|

The roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines in South Africa has to date targeted those 18 years and older using a standard vaccination schedule (one dose of the Janssen® (J&J) vaccine or two doses of Comirnaty® [...]

Vaccination of Immunocompromised Adults

December 2nd, 2021|

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learnt that individuals with a compromised immune system are not only vulnerable to COVID-19. But, also may have a reduced immune response to COVID-19 vaccines. [...]

Representative body of medical schemes welcomes the appointment of the new Minister of Health

August 6th, 2021|

The Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF), the representative body of healthcare funders, has welcomed the appointment of Dr Joe Phaahla as the new Minister of Health. Speaking on behalf of its members – health [...]

Special Report: Alternative Reimbursement Model

June 10th, 2021|

BHF launches alternative reimbursement model tool to manage risks associated with Covid-19 claimsThe Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) in collaboration with the Industry Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) has developed an Alternative Reimbursement Model (ARM) tool [...]

COVID-19 Vaccination Journey

February 26th, 2021|

6 steps to getting vaccinated: Register on EVDS system at https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za Apply to Sisonke Vaccine Programme at https://sisonke.samrc.ac.za Receive vaccination site for vaccination Attend vaccination site for vaccination Get the vaccine Receive final SMS [...]