Zweli Mkhize

Health minister Zweli Mkhize says the work that front line healthcare workers do, especially now during the coronavirus pandemic, must not be taken for granted. South Africa has over 627 000 confirmed cases of the virus and has recorded 121 more deaths – one in KwaZulu-Natal, 20 in Gauteng, 20 in the Eastern Cape, 24 […]

More than 100-thousand people in South Africa have now contracted Covid-19, with the death toll nearing two-thousand. Health minister, Zweli Mhkize, says a further 61 people have succumbed to the virus, with 38 people dying in the Western Cape, 18 in the Eastern Cape, three in KZN and one in Limpopo. This brings the total […]

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, says completing over one-million Covid-19 tests in the country is no small feat. He announced that more than one million tests have been done, of which about 30 000 were conducted since Wednesday. 58 658 coronavirus cases have now been recorded in the country. To date, one-thousand-210 people are known to […]

The Health Minister says South Africans will need each other for a very long time as the country battles against Covid-19. The minister, Zweli Mkhize, says this not the time to be complacent, as the virus is stronger than ever. The minister has been addressing media during a working visit to the Eastern Cape. Mkhize […]

South Africa has recorded 37 more Covid-19-related deaths with 29 in the Western Cape, one in KwaZulu-Natal and seven in the Eastern Cape. This brings the total national deaths to 792. There are now 37 525 confirmed coronavirus cases. The Western Cape and the Eastern Cape now consist of 78 percent of all positive cases […]

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now reaching over 35 000 in the last 24 hours health minister, Zweli Mkhize, says people should avoid fearing the unknown as this is a major cause for panic, recklessness and the spread of fake information. The minister has been touring hospitals in the Western Cape which are […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo, uZweli Mkhize, usephonsele izakhamuzi zakuleli inselelo yokuthi nazo zibambe iqhaza ekulweni neCoronavirus. uMkhize uthi lempi akusiyo ekahulumeni kanye nabasebenzi bezempilo nje kuphela kodwa wonke umuntu kumele akhombise ukuthi uyikhathalele impilo yakhe neyalabo abaseduzane naye. Uthi ukuqgokwa kwezimfonyo, inhlanzeko ngokugeza izandla kanjalo nokuqhelelana nabanye kumele kuthathwele phezulu futhi abantu bakwenze ngendlela efanele ngaso sonke […]

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says people over 60 years with chronic illnesses must work from home if possible to avoid being infected and dying with Covid-19. Mkhize had been briefing members of the National Council of Provinces on the efforts to manage the coronavirus pandemic. The elderly are more likely to die from the virus […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo, uZweli Mkhize, uthi uhulumeni usebenze kanzima ukuqinisekisa ukuthi isibalo sabantu abatheleleka ngeCovid 19 siyancipha. UMkhize ubethula izinhlelo zomnyango wakhe zokulwa neCovid-19 ngezobucwepheshe kumalunga ephalamende lezifundazwe iNCOP. Bangaphezu kuka 24 000 abantu abanaleligciwane, kwadlula emhlabeni abangaphezu kuka 500, asebeluleme bangu 11917. UMkhize uthi kodwa njengoba kuzokwehlelwa kuLevel 3 baningi kakhulu abantu abazotheleleka ngaleligciwane. Khonamanjalo […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo kuzwelonke, uZweli Mkhize, uthi iCoronavirus isiyinkinga kakhulu manje kunakuqala. UMkhize ubethula izinhlelo zomnyango wakhe zokulwa neCovid-19 ngezobucwepheshe kumalunga ephalamende lezifundazwe iNCOP. Bangaphezu kuka-23 000 abantu asebenaleligciwane kuleli sebengu 48 eselibabulele kanti sebecela ku 12 000 asebeluleme. INingizimu Africa ngenyanga ezayo izokwehlela kuLevel 3 weLockdown nokuzoholela ekutheni babebaningi abantu abazoya emsebenzini. UMkhize uthi kumele […]

The South African Informal Traders Alliance has pleaded with the government to urgently lift the ban on tobacco sales, as it is diverting much-needed income from the informal trade to illicit criminal networks. The alliance represents hawkers, spaza shop owners, and home-based operators in all provinces. National president, Rosheda Muller, says many scientists have stated […]

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says the number of covid-19 infections continues to rise rapidly. The number of known cases now stand at 19137, and the health department says 63.5 percent of these were recorded in the Western Cape, where 12153 people contracted the disease. This comes as the government is preparing to ease regulations of […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo kuzwelonke, uZweli MKhize, uthi amabandla ezonkolo abambe iqhaza elikhulu ekubuyiseni ithemba emphakathini ikakhulukazi ngaleskhathi esinzima umhlaba okuso seCovid-19. Uthi yize amabandla nawo engavumelekile ukuthi aqhube izinkonzo zawo njengenjwayelo, kodwa akwazile ukuqinisekisa ukuthi abantu bahlalela ethembeni lempilo. uMkhize ukhulume kanje nabenzindaba ePitoli ngesikhathi emukela izinsiza kanye nemishini yokuphefumula okunikelwe yiMelika kuleli. Usebonge nebandla i-Jesus […]

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says a lot still needs to be done to educate communities about Covid-19. He’s been briefing media on the coronavirus statistics in Durban. The country now has 11350 confirmed coronavirus cases, 206 deaths and over 4300 recoveries. Mkhize says people must understand that they have the power to curb the spread […]

A total of 511 South African health workers have already tested positive for Covid-19, and 26 are currently in hospital. A doctor and a nurse are among those who have lost their lives. Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, announced these figures during a visit to the Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital in Rustenburg, North West. The chairperson […]

Five more deaths due to the coronavirus has brought South Africa’s total known death toll to 153. Two deaths each, were recorded in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, and one in Limpopo. The country has now seen 7 808 infections, but 3153 patients have recovered. Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, says two health workers have died from […]

Unobhala weANC kulesfundazwe, uMdumiseni Ntuli, uthi bakhathazekile ngokungalandelwa kwemigomo yeLockdown kwezinye izindawo. uNtuli ubethulela abezindaba umbiko emva kokuba ubuholi balenhlangano bube nomhlangano eThekwini. Izifunda iTheku kanye neLembe yizo ezihamba phambili ngokuba nabantu abaningi abaneCovid-19. uNtuli uthi amaphoyisa kumele aqinisekise ukuqapha isimo ezindaweni ezifana naseSiphingo, iKwaMashu kanye naseNanda. Listen here: Podcast stream by Fabrik.fm Khonamanjalo ungqongqoshe […]

Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, is urging elderly people and those that have chronic diseases to stay at home to avoid being infected with the coronavirus. Mkhize had been speaking on the latest coronavirus cases in the Eastern Cape. The country has more than 3465 COVID-19 confirmed cases, 58 deaths and 1055 recoveries. Mkhize says the […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo, uZweli Mkhize, uthi kuzomele ukuthi abantu asebeshonile bangcwatshwe ngokushesha ukuvikela ukuthelelana ngecoronavirus. uMkhize ubekhuluma ngesikhathi eyohlola izikhungo zezempilo eEastern Cape. Uthi ucwaningo lukahulumeni luveza ukuthi leligciwane lithelelana kakhulu emingcwabeni. “Umthetho kumele uthi isidumbu asisuke emakhazeni mese siya emangcwabeni. Lesimo esibhekene naso siyinkinga. Angikhulumi ngomuntu oshone ngeCOVID-19, ngikhuluma ngomuntu nje. Inkinga ayivamile ukuba kulo […]

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, has applauded president, Cyril Ramaphosa’s, refusal to lift a ban on alcohol and cigarette sales. On Friday, the president announced that the ban would remain in place for the remainder of the extended nationwide lockdown. He says alcohol and cigarettes are a hindrance to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and […]

South Africa’s known death toll due to the corona pandemic has risen to 54. The two new fatalities once again occurred in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, says the country has recorded three-thousand-158 confirmed cases of Covid-19. The worldwide known death toll rose to 160,685 yesterday. More than 2 million declared […]

South Africa now has 13 coronavirus deaths after another person died of the illness. The latest victim is a man who suffered from prostate cancer. Health minister, Zweli Mkhize, announced that the total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached one-thousand-749. He also said that his department was greatly concerned over the situation […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo, uZweli Mkhize, usememezele ukuthi isbalo sabantu asebebulawe yicoronavirus sesenyukele ku 5. Ekhuluma esthangamini sabazindaba eThekwini, uMkhize uveze nokuthi sekunabanye abantu abangu 46 abatholwe nalesifo nosekwenyuse isbalo sabanaso safinyelela ku 1353. uMkhize uthi kulaba abangu 5 asebeshonile, bathathu abakulesfundazwe saKwaZulu Natali. Listen here: Content hosted by iono.fm By: Zilungile Mkhize

Ungqongqoshe wamaphoyisa, uBheki Cele, useqinisekise ukuthi amaphoyisa azobe ethe chithi saka ezindaweni ezihlukene kuleli ukuqapha ukuthi imithetho ekuhloswe ngayo ukuvimbela ukubhebhetheka kwe coronvirus iyalandelwa yini. Izolo kubuyekezwe imithetho eyakhishwa ngumengameli ngenkathi ehlonza lesimo njengenhlekelele ebhekene nesizwe ngokuthi kwengezwe eminye futhi. Phakathi kwalemithetho kubalwa nokuthi izindawo zokudlela kanye nezokuzijabulisa zingabudayisi utshwala kusukela ngo 6 ntambama kuze […]

Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, says the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa is expected to go beyond 200. He engaged with medical doctors on the virus at the SA Medical Association’s offices in Pretoria yesterday evening. Mkhize says there is currently no vaccine against the virus but trials are expected […]

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says government is determined to fight the scourge of the coronavirus in the country. Mkhize has been briefing media on government’s plan to curb the spread of the virus in Pretoria. So far 61 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in South Africa. Mkhize says they are determined to take hard […]

Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize, has called on the National Health Insurance Ministerial Advisory Committee war room participants and several international experts to craft a road map that will set targets for the implementation of the NHI. The Minister had been addressing an NHI workshop and expert group meeting in Johannesburg. The four-day workshop kicked-off […]

Ungqongqoshe wezempilo, uZweli Mkhize, usenxuse izakhamuzi zakuleli ukuba zingathuki kakhulu kulandela ukutholwa ababili bakuleli benegciwane leCoronavirus ezweni laseJapan. UMkhize uthi laba bazohlala kuleliyalizwe njengoba bezolashelwa khona. Uthi uhlelo olubizwa ngequarantine lokuqinisekisa ukuthi abanye abantu abatheleleki luzokwenziwa kubobonke abantu abangu 151 bakuleli ababuyayo ezweni laseChina ngaphambi kokuba baye emakhaya abo. UMkhize ugcizelele ukuthi laba ababili bayoze […]

The minister of health, Zweli Mkhize, says South Africa is adequately prepared for the Coronavirus. According to China’s National Health Commission, as of today there close to 6000 confirmed cases in mainland China, including 132 deaths and it has spread to more countries. Briefing media, Mkhize says all provinces are on full alert. Listen here: […]

By: Bright Ntuli   Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, has announced that the emergency services number has changed to 112. Mkhize had been speaking at the launch of the National Emergency Medical Services Day, in Wentworth outside Durban. He says this day will now be commemorated annually. Mkhize says the old number 10177 was not easy […]


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