South Africa overview








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travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in South Africa

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in South Africa:

Flights to South Africa are suspended until further notice. - This does not apply to: a. Nationals of South Africa who will be subject to quarantine for up to 21 days; b. Airline crew who will be subject to quarantine laws as applicable; c. Flights authorized by the Ministry of Transport; d. Medical evacuation; e. Aircraft in state of emergency; f. Overflight aircraft which need to refuel; g. Aircraft operations related to humanitarian aid, relief flights and other safety-related operations.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.