Step by Step on how to get your digital vaccination certificate

"The South African COVID-19 Vaccine Certificate portal is virtually live. Some people have already obtained their…

Low numbers see Amajuba District launch “Vuma” vaccine initiative

"A total of 21% of South Africa's adult population is now fully vaccinated. However, the Amajuba…

Update on how to register and receive the COVID-19 vaccine 2021

"With people lining up to safeguard themselves and those around them, many are hesitant as they…

Mediclinic Newcastle celebrates 1000th vaccine with Roxanne Singh

"Mediclinic Newcastle has achieved a noteworthy milestone in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the…

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine approved for children aged 12 and older

"SAHPRA provides authorisation for children aged 12 and older to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine."

Mediclinic Newcastle now offers direct bookings for COVID-19 vaccination

"Accessing a vaccine has now become more accessible, with the launch of the Mediclinic Vaccination Booking portal –…

SA looks at vaccinating children against COVID-19

"Desperately trying to obtain herd immunity, thereby stopping not only the spread of the virus but…

Over 1 100 new COVID cases reported in KZN schools

"KwaZulu-Natal has recorded more than 1 100 COVID-19 cases across 350 schools in the past three…

New, powerful potential COVID-19 variant found in South Africa

"COVID-19, as feared, is proving to be a rapidly evolving enemy, especially with ignorant South Africans…

Mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace, Rob Russell offers clarity on the contentious topic

"With the virus now an intimate part of our lives globally, South Africans, like the rest…

COVID-19 vaccines start today for people between 18 and 35

"South Africa’s COVID-19 vaccination programme now takes the next step, following Cabinet’s approval to vaccinate people…

Unvaccinated Curro staff may be retrenched, according to CEO

"Curro, the leading independent private school provider in South Africa, will be ensuring all of its…

COVID-19: Concerns over Amajuba District death rate. “Schools responsible for cluster cases”

"However, what is truly concerning, is that the Provincial Government has also noted an increase in…

You could have access to your retirement fund soon; this is why

"Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is calling for South African workers to have access to a percentage…

47% of South Africans believe prayer is more effective than the vaccine

"South Africa's vaccination rollout programme is hastening, with over seven million vaccine doses administered to date.…

Ivermectin not miracle drug, Mediclinic SA explains

"With this in mind, Mediclinic Southern Africa pointed out that Dr Emmanuel Taban observed that two out…

Over 30 000 COVID-19 cases reported in two days

"According to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), as of Wednesday,14 July 2021, the institute…

South Africa’s 35 to 49 age group to be vaccinated from August

"As of August 2021, South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination programme is expected to gain further momentum, with…

Approximately 70% of people who registered for the vaccine are no shows

"Shifting gears, the vaccine rollout has progressed into its next phase, with people aged 50 years…

Mediclinic Newcastle announces visitation changes as KZN Premier warns of resurgence

"As South Africa faces tighter lockdown restrictions, the race against the third wave within the province…

KZN woman dies while waiting in COVID-19 vaccine queue

"Sadly, a 63-year-old woman passed away while waiting in line for the Covid-19 vaccine at the…

NICD notes a sustained increase in COVID-19 cases

"The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a National Health Laboratory Service division, states that it…

Employment Minister issues new direction concerning vaccinations in the workplace

"Constitutional grounds could be the right to bodily integrity in section 12(2) and the right to…

Mediclinic Newcastle on increase in COVID cases as Amajuba District “nears the line”

"When focussing on the Amajuba District, the Premier pointed out that the District is the only…

Video showing COVID-19 vaccine recipients magnetised addressed

"Video footage has surfaced showing individuals placing metal coins on the arms of people who have…

Registered senior citizens, know your vaccinations locations

"The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has named the sites where Newcastillians can be vaccinated."

Health Department initiative assists Newcastle’s elderly register for COVID-19 vaccine

"Taking place at the Newcastle Organisation For The Aged (NOFTA) Hall in Lennoxton, residents from Paradise,…

South Africa on high alert, following concern over new COVID-19 variants

In a statement on Tuesday evening, 4 May 2021, he explained, “We confirm that the B.1.617…

Mediclinic Newcastle discharges its 1000th Covid patient

Reflecting on her experience in the hospital, thanking all the medical personnel who cared for her,…

Senior citizens can now register online for COVID-19 vaccinations

"Health minister Zweli Mkhize announced that online registrations for phase 2 of South Africa's COVID-19 vaccine…

J&J vaccine temporarily suspended despite lightning, toasters and pen caps killing more people annually

With the much needed Johnson and Johnson vaccine temporary suspended, is this a wise decision? Let…

Court order allows Ivermectin to be used as COVID-19 treatment—AfriForum elaborates

"During a virtual sitting on Tuesday, 6 April 2021, the Pretoria High Court ruled a registered…

Mediclinic Newcastle’s management opens up on challenges and what the future holds

"Despite the obstacles posed by the pandemic, Greyling and Dr Dhanjee highlight that the Mediclinic Newcastle…

Newcastle taxi industry takes proactive steps under threat of the third wave

"With expectations of yet another wave, Newcastle Municipality, South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) and Siyazi…

COVID-19 temporarily shuts down Newcastle Police Station

Despite this, SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer Lizzy Arumugam explains the community will still be…

COVID-19 vaccine and its effects on fertility, Dr Chukwu and Dr Dhanjee offer input

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have also issued a joint statement, alongside the Royal…

Can employers force their employees to receive COVID-19 vaccine?

"Without any statutory obligation to make vaccination compulsory, the complex yet unavoidable question facing South African…

Healthcare workers: How to apply online for COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa

"To streamline the vaccine registration and rollout process, the Department of Health has developed an Electronic…

Dr Khan shares scary reality of COVID impact on medical sector

"Dr Khan emphasises that Newcastillians need to understand that even if the number of cases in…

Watch: Newcastle Doctors speak to Newcastillians about vaccine

"As the debate around the vaccine rages on, The Newcastillian – Online News approached a few…

Flu vaccination responsible for COVID-19 deaths? NCID explains reality

"Information is circulating that people should not take any form of vaccine, even the flu vaccination…

What if all police get COVID-19? Newcastle SAPS clarifies

"Due to the seriousness of the situation, SAPS Corporate Communications and Liaison Officer, Lizzy Arumugam stresses…

36 people arrested for non-compliance of regulations

"It is essential to highlight, that according to the Disaster Management Act, a person convicted of…

Newcastle COVID vaccine conspiracies cleared up

"The positive news of a vaccine being made available has sadly been overshadowed by people incorrectly…

Are smokers in trouble as Gov appeal suspends court ruling?

"FITA says this step by the Government is worrisome in that it signals the potential arrival…

SA Breweries discusses taking Gov. to court, following another alcohol ban

"Challenging the ban's constitutionality, which removes the South African public's right as adults to responsibly consume…

Phases for vaccine rollout in SA—when can Newcastle expect to be immunised?

"According to the National Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, the rollout will be conducted in phases…

Newcastle COVID cases explode, Mediclinic Newcastle and ER24 EMS opens up

"The stark reality is; the second wave of the pandemic, driven by ignorance, is placing immense…

Mediclinic and Gov. address rumours regarding bed capacity in KZN

"With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing, especially in KwaZulu-Natal, rumours have surfaced stating hospitals in…

Mediclinic Newcastle lights the way to 2021 with a touching ceremony

"Mediclinic Newcastle elegantly concluded the year—a year filled with trials and tribulations, bravery and selflessness, and…