Call to download COVID-19 alert app as restrictions ease
President Cyril Ramaphosa urges citizens to download the COVID Alert SA app to help government identify and contain outbreaks before they spread further.
Vodacom zero-rates COVID Alert SA app on its network
The mobile operator backs the government-endorsed COVID-19 contact-tracing app by enabling zero-rated access for its customers.
Govt app looks to prevent second wave of COVID-19 infections
The health department unveils the COVID Alert SA app in the hopes to combat a second wave of infections of the deadly virus.
COVID-19 centres get high-speed broadband boost
Government partners Internet service providers and telcos to provide 480 critical health centres with fast broadband connectivity.
Citizens turn to GovChat to find COVID-19 resources
The citizen engagement platform sees a spike in use, as citizens search for their closest COVID-19 public or private testing stations, or COVID-19 test results.
USSD, WhatsApp self-assessment launched to chart coronavirus
The Department of Health introduces HealthCheck, a digital tool for citizens to self-assess their COVID-19 risk.
ACS-Embrace develops, shares free copy and paste link to help SA SMEs comply with COVID-19 Web site regulations
Proudly South African ACS-Embrace develops a free, accessible, responsive banner, enabling users to add the COVID-19 portal to their landing pages.
Government establishes COVID-19 tracing database, quells spying fears
Although it will track and trace, via cellphones, those people who may have been exposed to coronavirus, government says their rights will be safeguarded.