Almost 2,000 pupils tested positive for COVID in Gauteng schools
As South Africa is officially in the third wave, concerns are being raised about the danger of schools staying open.The province's weekly coronavirus update reported that 1,977 pupils in the province have contracted the virus across more than 2,000 schools.
The increase of cases in schools coincides with a growing rise in infections in the province.On Thursday, EFF leader Julius Malema demanded that schools be closed within the next seven days or else the party will take matters into their own hands.The Basic Education Department’s spokesperson Steve Mabona said while there were no plans to shut down schools just yet, the department was monitoring the situation.Read more: Eyewitness News »
Taxi violence: Golden Arrow bus driver struck by stray bullet in his ankle
A Golden Arrow bus driver was hit in the ankle by one of the bullets fired at a minibus taxi at the Borcherds Quarry drive this morning.
Yes, better close the schools.. Uneducated youth better than educated ones... Given youth unemployment stands at 74%, why not aim for higher.. Orchards primary and Soshanguve high school are among those So many bitcon traders on Twitter are trickster AmeliaMaveric thank you for opening my eyes to their ways now I’m pretty sure I’ll be able to help others
Over 24 000 new Covid infections for Gauteng in just 7 daysAbout 1 000 learners have tested positive for the coronavirus in the province in the past week, with the Pretoria CBD, Roodepoort and Randburg among the many hot spots. Kids are going to die, and angeke kubemnandi ALETTAHA 😳
ILS has trained more than 8 000 truck drivers in just one year | The Citizen[SPONSORED] With almost the entire economy in lockdown, Arnoux Maré knew trucks were in many instances the only means of keeping the country’s economy ticking.
Tourism Minister Kubayi-Ngubane paid R150 000 to cook-off with Somizi Mhlongo-MotaungTourism and now acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane paid R150 000 for the two-hour cook-off with media personality Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung. CoruscaKhaya R150 000 just to pour condiments on every pot on the stove Aw khongolose, banyise wena khongi.😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 They were cooking that sparkling water vaccine 😂😂😂
Kenyan president sets fire to more than 5 000 illegal gunsKenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday set alight more than 5,000 illegal firearms in a gesture to highlight the importance of peaceful resolutions to conflict. Guns are made of steel. Fire damage can be easily repaired. Govt wants to do this but who tf gave these criminals the illegal guns in the first place? Man does reslly cause its own destruction...by being total dickheads
Covid-19: Two Gauteng schools closed after pupils, teachers test positive | News24Two high schools in Gauteng have been closed after Covid-19 cases were reported. On Thursday, Krugersdorp principal Ivan Bailey said in a newsletter that nine pupils had tested positive for Covid-19 since 7 June. | CebohNyambose TebogoMonama
‘We are feeling the pressure’: Gauteng hospital CEO as third wave hitsMany hospital facilities in Gauteng 'overwhelmed with the increase in Covid-19 positive patients', says Tembisa Hospital acting CEO Dr Ashley Mthunzi.