Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today:
Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections have hit 33.7 million confirmed, with the death toll reaching 1,008,000. In South Africa, there have been 1,767 new cases, taking the total reported to 674,339. Deaths have reached 16,734 (a daily increase of 67), while recoveries have climbed to 608,112, leaving the country with a balance of 49,493 active cases.
- Strike action: Union Nehawu says that national strike action is still on the cards, with health workers threatening to strike against poor working conditions and wages….