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CORONAVIRUS WRAP : What you missed today

Published Apr 8, 2020

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CAPE TOWN – The Coronavirus pandemic is creating an information overload, so we've decided to make things easier for you -

Here are five stories you might have missed today:

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1 ) The Department of Health have recorded 5 more Covid-19 deaths today, bringing the total to 18. Confirmed positive cases are now at 1845, an increase of 96. The latest victims were males all above the age of 49. READ MORE HERE

2 ) Following the news of 66 people, including 48 staff members who tested positive for the coronavirus at St Augustine Hospital in Durban, MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu announced that the hospital has been closed down.

WATCH: KZN Health MEC announces closure of St Augustine's Hospital

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3) Families across the country have adopted homeschooling, and although this method is flexible, it comes with challenges. Here are some tips for beginner homeschooling parents from a homeschool teacher.

VIDEO: TIPS AND ADVICE FROM A HOMESCHOOLING TEACHER

4) Experts say that the Covid-19 pandemic may cause a spike in substance abuse and trigger relapses of recovering drug and alcohol addicts.

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VIDEO : MANAGING ADDICTION DURING LOCKDOWN

5) There has been no official news on when the lockdown period may end, and South Africans are going to feel the financial pinch very soon.

READ MORE: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR POCKET AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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