Travel restrictions unjustified

Travel restrictions unjustified

JOHANNESBURG - Travel restrictions on South Africa are unjustified at this point. This is according to Health Minister, Joe Phaahla. He was speaking during a briefing on Friday. READ: WATCH | Health ministry update on the newly discovered variant Phaahla says the government's announcement was in the interest of transparency. This comes after several countries banned…
Israel finds case of COVID strain first detected in South Africa

Israel finds case of COVID strain first detected in South Africa

TEL AVIV - Israel has identified a case of a COVID-19 variant with a large number of mutations first detected in South Africa, the health ministry said Friday. "The variant discovered in southern African states has been identified in Israel," the ministry said, adding it was recorded "in a person who returned from Malawi". Two…
New Covid variant more transmissible, but maybe not deadlier

New Covid variant more transmissible, but maybe not deadlier

The new Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529 detected in South Africa is more transmissible and becoming dominant than the previous ones, but it is yet to be determined if it is deadlier. This was revealed by the Minister of Health Dr Joe Phahlaa on Friday during a virtual question and answer session with journalists following a media…
PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results, Friday, 26 November, 2021

PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results, Friday, 26 November, 2021

Get the PowerBall and PowerBall Plus results as soon as they are drawn on The Citizen, so you can rest easy and check your tickets with confidence. Estimated PowerBall and PowerBall Plus jackpots for 26 November 2021: PowerBall jackpot: R13 million. PowerBall Plus jackpot: R4 million. While great care has been taken to ensure accuracy, The Citizen cannot take responsibility…