Kwazulu-Natal Real Estate Overview Known for being predominantly a lush sub-tropical region, KwaZulu-Natal is characterised by emerald-green valleys, sky-tickling mountains, a myriad picturesque waterways and, of course, spectacular sea views for those lucky enough to own property there. Zikala added that the government was intensifying its enforcement of lockdown level 3 regulations, which he said were reducing transmission of the virus. DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal is now recording deaths of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 at a “catastrophic” level not experienced in living … Latest news & video. Insight into Ivermectin. Crime and courts. KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said she and the premier had been “inundated" with calls from people asking for the province to allow the use of ivermectin as a prophylaxis and treatment for Covid-19. Kwazulu Natal. Telling your stories and driving change! KZN recorded 29 147 new … He was accused of misrepresenting his qualifications by claiming to hold a master’s degree in public management and development when he applied for a job at the department in 2006. Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. Of those who died, 4 826 (77%) had co-morbidities, including hypertension (25%), diabetes mellitus (22%), cardiac diseases (5%) and RVD-infection (5%). Former eThekwini mayor and current KZN legislature MPL, Zandile Gumede, says the ruling ANC must implement all its conference resolutions as adopted at the 2017 Nasrec conference. She said the hospital's Accident and Emergency Unit would be shifted around to make more space for beds and patients who were recovering from Covid-19 would be sent to Clairwood Hospital while those who needed oxygen would be sent to isolation. KZN recorded 29 147 new Infections over the past seven days, with the infection rate still rising in eThekwini, Umgungundlovu, Uthukela, Amajuba, Zululand and Umkhanyakude, Umzinyathi . Furthermore, six nurses were in charge of the Accidents and Emergency Unit as well as a short-stay ward with very sick patients," she said. Email. Stay up-to-date with current affairs & events in SA! All rights reserved, Please visit the official Government information portal for Coronavirus by clicking HERE. KZN Transport MEC Ntuli dies. The MEC thanked the nursing staff for their efforts. News 23 November 2019, Saturday News Previous news Severe weather conditions likely to persist in KZN - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. By Thobeka Ngema Jan 13, 2021. https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/kwazulu-natal/new-boss-for-isimangaliso-wetland-park-11105575 By Thobeka Ngema Jan 12, 2021. 16 January 2021 22:02 0. Zikalala said the province had recorded more than 6 000 new daily infections, surpassing the peak of the first wave which saw 3 000 infections per day. “During the first wave of Covid–19, we thought we had seen the worst when we spoke about being “in the eye of the storm” with Covid-19. The Mercury E-dition . By Se-Anne Rall Jan 11, 2021 According to Simelane-Zulu, their investigations revealed that patients seen in the video were waiting for their Covid results and, on the day in question, the hospital had received a particularly high number of patients. And to combat the further spread of the virus the government will intensify its enforcement of lockdown regulations, such as keeping to the curfew, the wearing of masks and the alcohol ban. By Thobeka Ngema Jan 12, 2021. #ANC107: Ramaphosa propels KZN poll drive | IOL NewsPresident Cyril Ramaphosa told residents of Port Shepstone that failure to vote for the ANC would see them losing the gains of democracy. Of the total infected, 107 (or 1%) had succumbed to the disease. “These contraventions include failure to close at 8pm as per the regulations. Live news from Durban. View More. Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. South Africa on New Year’s for the first time breached the 18 000 mark for new daily Covid-19 cases and 436 more Covid-19 related deaths have been reported. The top five districts with the highest case loads included eThekwini 141 258, uMngungundlovu 29 032, King Cetshwayo 21 712, iLembe 17 287 and uGu 15 381. The province ranks as the second highest after Gauteng in terms of the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases countrywide. News. Your trusted source for local KZN news! Next news The ANC is racist and tribalistic, says gatvol Jessie Duarte | IOL News At least four other patients are inside the room, two are lying on the floor and a third appears to be asleep. Some 209 630 people had recovered from the virus, which equated to a 76% recovery rate, he said. Number of new SA Covid-19 cases stays on 18 000 mark. At at 3pm, KZN had a total of 47 New Year's Day babies: 22 boys and 25 girls. At at 3pm, KZN had a total of 47 New Year's Day babies: 22 boys and 25 girls. An expert warned that should the plan fail, KZN would face a dire water shortage similar to the Day Zero scenario experienced by the Western Cape two years ago. News. This represents a case fatality rate of 2.3%. Africa's news leader. COVID-19: Unions say KZN hospitals are coping. Zikalala said the province had recorded more than 6 000 new daily infections, surpassing the peak of the first wave which saw 3 000 infections per day. iol.co.za SA breaches 18 000 mark for new … Durban - Condolences are pouring in following the shocking and sad passing away of KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli. Sat, 01/16/2021 - 20:01. Twitter. ... Kwazulu Natal. Daily News E-dition. KZN Health HOD Sandile Tshabalala said during the resurgence the private sector was equally, if not more, inundated with patients than it was during the first wave of the coronavirus. Sat, 01/16/2021 - 05:37. DURBAN - KwaZulu-Natal is now recording deaths of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 at a “catastrophic” level not experienced in living memory. Now you can read Daily News E-dition anytime, anywhere. Former KZN Health spin doctor acquitted of fraud Former KZN health spokesperson Leon Abednigo Mbangwa felt vindicated after he was acquitted of fraud in the Durban Specialised Commercial Court. She said they would be making changes at the hospital to make the necessary accommodations. Of those admitted, 524 patients (or 11%) required intensive care services and private hospitals had recorded more patients in ICU (at 461/ 88%) than public facilities (63/12%). The Mercury E-dition is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at the newsstand. Investigation launched at Nelson Mandela Foundation. Your comprehensive source for the latest and trending South African news, analysis and video content. "I've asked everybody to help me. Through our law enforcement Operation Vala, we are monitoring the non-compliance with level 3 and the illegal sale of alcohol. She beckons to someone to help her and he responds that he cannot move. | IOL Sport Welcome to The Mercury E-dition ! Comments. “We have 823 beds available in our health facilities within the province, and additional beds in our field hospitals and private facilities, at lodges and hotels," he said. Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. KZN Health makes major changes at Wentworth Hospital after video showing patient screaming for help goes viral . “There are days where we have seen numbers come down slightly – on Wednesday numbers went to 3000 – but we are not treating this as a trend just yet due to the fact that the new variant is bringing surprises,” he said. Thirty-eight Illegal immigrants or undocumented persons were arrested, 94 people were arrested for failure to comply with a verbal instruction from a law officer to wear a face mask in a public place, and 62 people were arrested for either breaking the curfew, consuming alcohol in a public place or selling or distributing liquor,” Zikalala said. On Monday, KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu, said they were made aware about the video and a team was dispatched to the hospital to investigate. News. Visit the official Covid-19 PortalMore InformationMore Information This was the warning from KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala, who told journalists at a media briefing yesterday that 6 318 people in the province had died from Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic, which had seen 276 794 people in the province infected, representing 21% of the country’s cases. Water spraying of grant beneficiaries condemned. Welcome to Daily News E-dition! The video shows a woman lying on a bed in a room with other patients. KZN’s second wave records more than 6 000 new infections per day iol.co.za - Lyse Comins. Durbans Latest News. We continue to ask people to take care and adhere to level 3 regulations. I'm gonna die like this," the woman screams. Condolences pour in as KZN MEC Bheki Ntuli succumbs to Covid-19. A few weeks ago, SAHPRA issued a ban. “KwaZulu-Natal continues to rank number one in the country in terms of the number of active cases. AmaZulu FC coach Benni McCarthy says his team will have to up their game when they take on a resurgent Maritzburg United FC in the KZN derby this weekend. https://ayr.app/l/FJqs DURBAN - The KwaZulu-Natal government has unveiled a bold new water service rehabilitation master plan that focuses on finishing the construction of … EThekwini Municipality reported 44% of the recorded deaths in the province. So far, 4 975 patients had been admitted to hospital, of which 58% were treated in private hospitals. Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom and producers Showtime Australia have today announced that their season of Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic, which was due to take place at Izulu Theatre from 10-26 April 2020, has been postponed due to the ongoing health restrictions and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 virus pandemic. “The immediate impact is felt at our hospitals, where trauma units are able to focus more on Covid-19. News . Karin Saks, of the KZN Samango Monkey Project, roams the forest trails and hills of the Midlands observing troops of baboons, samango and vervet monkeys. Daily press review. Share. Covid-19 is leaving a trail of lives that have been shattered beyond anyone’s comprehension," he said. Tributes have been pouring in for MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison in KZN, Bheki Ntuli who died on Saturday evening Covid-19 claims life of KZN MEC News Ramaphosa says he'll step down if charged with corruption: report. Zikalala said intensified enforcement had included business inspections in conjunction with law enforcement agencies and other government departments. The MEC has also condemned the filming and distribution of the video footage. Discover the world of IOL, bringing you a mix of current news across politics, sport, business, motoring and lifestyle. Please get me out of here! A woman has been killed and her child is critical after an accident on the N2 near uMdloti, north of Durban, on... [Times Live] 13/01/2021. Former eThekwini mayor and current KZN legislature MPL, Zandile Gumede, says the ruling ANC must implement all its conference resolutions as adopted at the 2017 Nasrec conference. An expert warned that should the plan fail, KZN would face a dire water shortage similar to the Day Zero scenario experienced by the Western Cape two years ago. The fourth is the person recording the video. "On that day, 11 doctors were in isolation after they tested positive and 17 nurses were off due to Covid-19. All rights reserved, Please visit the official Government information portal for Coronavirus by clicking HERE. "This is indecent, and tantamount to the violation of patients’ inalienable right to privacy and dignity," she said. Simelane-Zulu said Covid Rapid tests would be made available to assist in reducing the time that patients spend waiting for results. IOL News, Cape Town, Western Cape. By Se-Anne Rall Jan 11, 2021. https://ayr.app/l/FJqs © 2021 Independent Online and affiliated companies. Covid-19. Mother killed and toddler critically injured in freak KZN crash. Nobody wants to help me. At at 3pm, KZN had a total of 47 New Year's Day babies: 22 boys and 25 girls. Breaking local news in Phoenix KZN. Facebook. Ugandan army defends actions at Wine's home. By Sihle Mavuso 24m ago. We ask that you stay at home and avoid the risk of bringing the virus to your home,” he said. I can't live like this," the woman shouts. “Our hospitals are not yet full but the numbers are increasing and the number of people succumbing to covid-19 has also increased. We are ranked the fourth highest countrywide in terms of fatalities,” he said. 343,175 likes. "I can't breathe! Sunday Tribune The teaching candidates began working in December last year, but they are yet to be paid – despite reports that funds of up to R5 billion would be made available for the programme. We have increased our bed capacity and oxygen supply,” he said. © 2021 Independent Online and affiliated companies. Covid-19 . We call upon the public to play their part and help us fight this pandemic, by adhering to the safety protocols, such as wearing of face masks when out in public, regular hand-washing with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitisers and maintaining a distance of at least 1.5 to 2 metres between themselves and other people. The Health Minister has been engaging with SAHPRA and they are looking at what can be done, if the drug can be used, and at what dosage. Telling your stories and driving change! KZN pupil heading to Antarctica with renowned explorer. News. KZN MEC DIES OF COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS News THE KZN MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli has died. By IOL Reporter 2h ago. The latest farm killings in KZN have ramped up calls from community leaders, rights groups and politicians for a more prioritised police focus. KZN government unveils bold water master plan for province iol.co.za - Vernon Mchunu. "We sincerely appreciate the profoundly good work that is being done by our tireless front-line workers, and staff across the board, to help the province square up to this pandemic. As soon as we get guidance at that level, we will be able to provide it,” she said. But what we are seeing now is far beyond that. https://ayr.app/l/WWZX. Out of a total of 2 905 available Covid-19 isolation beds, 2 082 (72%) were currently occupied and of a total of 115 ICU beds were allocated in public sector, 53% were occupied as at January 15. News. We are witnessing death on a catastrophic scale that has never been seen in living memory. iol.co.za KZN adds hospital beds, asks retired doctors to provide their services to fight Covid-19 surge Altogether 455 additional beds have been made available in the province. All South African newspapers online. Please get me out of here! Zikalala said 105 businesses had either been issued with notices or fines or closed for contravening regulations. DURBAN — A VIRAL video of a woman shouting for help and patients lying on the floor while waiting for their Covid-19 results has spurred the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health into making major adjustments at Durban's Wentworth Hospital. Ntuli (63) … ... News. “We are unable to do so unless the drug has been approved by SAHPRA (SA Health Products Regulatory Authority). Zikalala said a total of 11 419 health care workers (HCWs), mostly nurses (55%) had been infected with Covid-19 in the public sector since the beginning of the pandemic. Read the latest news stories from Durban and Pietermaritzburg, and the rest of the KwaZulu-Natal region. KZN Health makes major changes at Wentworth Hospital after video showing patient screaming for help goes viral. IOL News Today at 10:06 AM As the country’s health system strains under the weight of the secon ... d wave of Covid-19 infections, it will soon have a welcome boost in resources with 2 367 medical interns and 1 693 medical community service practitioners. IOL | News that Connects South Africans. Now you can read The Mercury E-dition anytime, anywhere. Gauteng, the Western Cape and KZN are leading the pack in the number of provinces that still have thousands of unprocessed applications for foster care grants. KZN Health HOD allegedly warned about Wentworth Hospital crisis. iol.co.za. 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