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2:50

Higher education makes strides in screening for COVID-19

Over 600 000 students and staff in the post-school education system have used the HealthCheck assessment tool to screen for coronavirus.

2:00

When your known known is actually an unknown known

Denis Bensch, CIO of FlowCentric Technologies, appeals to businesses conducting COVID-19 temperature screening to please be conscientious about it.

3:40

UJ develops 3D-printed ventilator to treat multiple patients

Engineers at the university develop portable 3D-printed mechanical ventilators that have a customisable base plate to treat multiple patients.

4:30
Monday

COVID-19 hits SA telecoms sector, dozens of stores closed

The pandemic hits the sector hard, resulting in stores being temporarily closed for deep cleaning and staff placed in quarantine.

5:10
Monday

Africa slow to develop flexible drone regulations for healthcare

Despite ground-breaking drone applications in Africa, regulators have been slow to develop legislation to keep pace with the evolving technology.

1:50
Monday

GovChat platform evaluates schools’ COVID-19 readiness

The citizen engagement platform enables ordinary South Africans to take a poll, rating schools’ COVID-19 safety and preparedness as more learners return to classrooms.

5:20

Tech start-ups paint contrasting picture of COVID-19 impact

While it’s not business as usual for tech start-ups, the coronavirus pandemic has presented a contrast of both opportunities and drawbacks.

1:50

GirlCode hosts virtual hackathon to find COVID-19 solutions

GirlCode’s first virtual hackathon will challenge female coders to develop local solutions to the global coronavirus crisis.

2:40

Government tweaks COVID-19 track and trace laws

The changes to the database regulations indicate the importance placed on the protection of the public’s right to privacy, says Webber Wentzel.

4:30

SA private hospitals step up tech efforts to fight COVID-19

Local private healthcare facilities Netcare, Mediclinic and Life Healthcare turn to tech to improve efficiency as the coronavirus sweeps through SA.

5:30

Fighting the pandemic: The advancing role of technology

COVID-19 will be a significant catalyst for digital transformation, particularly when it comes to alternatives to personal contact and touch interfaces.

4:00

e-Government boosts GP’s COVID-19 screening systems

The Department of e-Government introduces a Web-based pre-screening application to facilitate coronavirus screening and employee management for provincial departments.