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95,790,282
Confirmed
Updated on January 18, 2021 6:54 pm
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68,135,574
Recovered
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2,044,575
Deaths
Updated on January 18, 2021 6:54 pm

Global Statistics

All countries
95,790,282
Confirmed
Updated on January 18, 2021 6:54 pm
All countries
68,135,574
Recovered
Updated on January 18, 2021 6:54 pm
All countries
2,044,575
Deaths
Updated on January 18, 2021 6:54 pm
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South Africa, China to revamp 10-year strategic cooperation plan

President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping. South Africa and China are working on a new 10-year strategic program for cooperation, as the current one nears its end.The new plan will focus on collaboration in areas including higher education, skills transfer, health, the digital economy, science and technology, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan…

Mars’s south pole may have an underground lake surrounded by ponds

Space 28 September 2020 By Leah Crane The ice cap that covers Mars’s south pole is composed of frozen water and carbon dioxideESA/DLR/FU Berlin / Bill Dunford A lake of liquid water surrounded by smaller ponds may be buried under 1400 metres of ice near the south pole of Mars. Radar observations had already suggested that…

South Africans remember Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on what would have been her 84th birthday

Political parties and South Africans took to social media on Saturday to honour Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on what would have been the ANC stalwart's 84th birthday.The EFF described Madikizela-Mandela as "a fearless woman" who was "a revolutionary in her own right".South Africans celebrate what would have been Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's 84th birthday on Saturday."Her contribution to the struggle…

Will players take a knee when South African rugby restarts?

South African rugby resumes on Saturday with 12 Springbok World Cup winners on show in an empty stadium, where much of the media focus will be on what occurs before the two matches.World Cup captain Siya Kolisi was non-committal on Friday about whether he would take a knee in Pretoria to support the Black Lives…

South Jersey school’s re-opening delayed after ‘large gathering’ of maskless seniors; indoor dining expands in

Latest 11:16 AM - 09/21/20 11:16 AM - September 21, 2020 Latest Wolf says he’ll veto Pa. bill on school sports Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday said he will veto a bill that would have given Pennsylvania schools the sole authority to determine whether to play sports, allow spectators at games, and hold in-person extracurricular…

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City of Cape Town urges people to leave Kataza the baboon alone

Kataza the baboon. Facebook / Baboon Matters The City of Cape Town has asked the public not to feed a baboon that has relocated to Tokai. The baboon, known as Kataza or SK11, is slowly being integrated into the Tokai troop. Video footage, however, shows humans feeding Kataza. The City of Cape Town has requested that Kataza…

Rassie: There are various benefits for SA rugby to go north

As SA Rugby moves to determine which franchises will go to Europe in future, Rassie Erasmus has noted several potential benefits for the local game should that route be followed.The national director of rugby believes the high world rankings of Wales, Ireland and Scotland mean PRO Rugby is competitive and that fans will eventually identify…

A Once-in-a-Century Climate ‘Anomaly’ Might Have Made World War I Even Deadlier

(John Finney Photography/Moment/Getty Images) An abnormally bad season of weather may have had a significant impact on the death toll from both World War I and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, according to new research, with many more lives being lost due to torrential rain and plummeting temperatures. Through a detailed analysis of an ice…