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Coronavirus: Italy’s Conte offers hope as travel restrictions endhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52914089
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The post-lockdown plan: you can cross provinces to get back to work; 10 people only at weddings
Covid-19: Joburg’s central suburbs hardest hit, geo-mapping shows lockdown contained initial spread to cities
Global cases surpass 1 million, 6.6 million unemployment claims filed
Here are the latest coronavirus updates from around the world.
Could AI spot which coronavirus patients are at possible risk of severe disease?
Could a computer model based on the type of ‘predictive analytics’ used to forecast stock market activity and voting patterns predict who will develop a serious respiratory disease from coronavirus?
Five deaths in SA as Covid-19 cases rise to 1,353
Infections ‘lower than initially anticipated’, says health minister
COVID-19: From an Employers Perspective
How to effectively manage the COVID-19 outbreak and national lockdown in your business.
The 7 Best COVID-19 Resources We’ve Discovered So Far
With all eyes on the COVID-19 pandemic and how its impact will be felt over the coming weeks and months, people are being bombarded with all kinds of noise and speculation.
The dos and don’ts during the national lockdown
Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned any person who contravenes the regulations of the nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday will be guilty of a criminal offence and will be liable to a fine or imprisonment for a period not exceeding six months, or both.
South Africa begins ‘unprecedented’ military-patrolled lockdown
South Africa came under a nationwide military-patrolled lockdown.
LOCKDOWN | Ramaphosa writes to Parliament, reveals 2 820 soldiers could be on SA’s streets until June
Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) could be patrolling the country’s streets well beyond the 21-day lockdown period.
Hidden coronavirus carriers with mild cases – these symptoms could give clues to an infection
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Coronavirus Poop Calculator
This calculator has been created to show you how much poop you have to produce to use up your Coronavirus (COVID-19) toilet paper stock.
Coronavirus in SA: 80% of people will be fine, says expert
The South African Medical Association says it supports government’s measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus in SA: What precisely does the virus mean for all the employed people?
The rights of workers need to be a priority as South Africa puts measures in place to stop the spread of Covid-19 virus, says labour law expert.
So you think you have the coronavirus – what now?
As the reality sets in that Covid-19 cases are on the rise, many are wondering if that fluey feeling is coronavirus, and what one should do.
4 Tips for working from home with Microsoft Teams
There are many reasons to work remotely and Microsoft Teams is here to help you stay connected
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GAST ACTIVATES ITS CODE RED PROTOCOL.With GAST's Head Office being in South Africa, we are adhering to the declaration made on the 23 March 2020 by the South African President Ramaphosa for a National Lockdown stretching over the next 21 days. As a result, GAST Nation is now at a 100% remote work conditions worldwide. We have unfortunately had to shut down all Operations and Manufacturing facilities and services that have not been deemed essential. We are working tiresomely behind the scenes to ensure that we retain the ability to continuously assist you in all aspects. Should you require assistance from our Consulting Division, Clearwater Lagoons, Civil, Construction, Geosynthetics or Waterproofing we can prepare everything and have it ready when the global lockdown has lifted. Please don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance with our resources or in any way possible, we are all in this together. Most importantly we have to ensure that the health of both your and our families comes first. Look after yourself and each other by staying indoors and making ethical decisions. We are all venturing into unknown territory, the best thing to do is to take it one day at a time. As a country and humanity, we are called to unite in this war against an unseen enemy. On behalf of all of GAST Nation, it is an honour walking this path with each and every one of you. In closing I would like to quote a pastime War President - Abraham Lincoln:
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have