COVID-19 Coronavirus

WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans.  In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

 

For more information, please go to the South African COVID-19 website

For more information about how to get involved, please contact
Sharon – sharon@pinkdrive.co.za  or  Noelene – noelene@pinkdrive.co.za

PinkDrive NPC is registered as an Essential Service Provider.
Please click here to view PinkDrive’s CIPC Document

Please click here to view Ampath Laboratories sample collection and testing capacity document

Please click here to view Ampath Laboratories Patient Communication document relating to COVID-19

PinkDrive donated to Kolisi Foundation. Please click here to view the Donation Confirmation letter from Kolisi Foundation confirming PinkDrive’s donation

Please click here to view the Press Release of PinkDrive NPC mobilises to support the call for Mass COVID-19 Testing

Please click here to view the Press Release of Kolisi Foundation partners with PinkDrive to tackle COVID-19

Please click here to view the Press Release of Fleet Africa and Super Group Mobilise PinkDrive to Flatten the Curve

Please click here to view the Press Release of Absa partners with PinkDrive to increase protective gear, testing and humanitarian assistance

Please click here to view the Press Release of PinkDrive and Vedanta Zinc International resumes Screening to flatten the fallout from Lockdown in the Northern Cape

Please click here to view the Press Release of Corporates are Partnering with the NPO Sector to support Frontline Health Care Workers

MAKE A DONATION

PinkDrive has made their mobile units and medical staff available to the National Department of Health to assist with the screening of COVID-19.

Make your donation today to help PinkDrive continue to do COVID-19 screening.

Please click on one of the below to make your donation
 

Contact Nelius – nelius@pinkdrive.co.za to make a donation

Partners and Donors

Dan Berglund
Deon Raju
Guy Butcher
Jane
Len Venter
Leonie Pretorius
N. Raath
T. Naidu
T. Padayachee
Vincent Du Plessis

SOUTH AFRICA Statistics

 

18 January 2021

19 January 2021

Total Cases:

1,346,936

1,356,716

Total Deaths:

37,449

38,288

Total Recovered:

1,117,452

1,144,857

Active Cases:

192,035

173,571

Tests Conducted:

7,653,371

7,700,019

WORLD Statistics

 

18 January 2021

19 January 2021

Total Cases:

96,009,720

96,625,755

Total Deaths:

2,049,348

2,065,698

Total Recovered:

68,629,984

69,274,079

Active Cases:

25,330,388

25,285,978

Statistics from Worldometer

South Africa Statistics by Region

Eastern Cape
18 January – 187,171
19 January – 187,552

Free State
18 January – 70,891
19 January – 71,237

Gauteng
18 January – 364,269
19 January – 366,432

Kwa-Zulu Natal
18 January – 283,176
19 January – 287,042

Limpopo
18 January – 48,158
19 January – 49,012

Mpumalanga
18 January – 53,843
19 January – 54,678

North West
18 January – 51,547
19 January – 51,771

Northern Cape
18 January – 29,757
19 January – 29,894

Western Cape
18 January – 258,124
19 January – 259,098

Unallocated

Statistics from SA Coronavirus website

PINKDRIVE Screening Statistics

Gauteng
No. of Patients Screened: 393,215
No. of Patients Tested: 26,127

Kwa-Zulu Natal
No. of Patients Screened: 15,953
No. of Patients Tested: 4,822

Western Cape
No. of Patients Screened: 25,334
No. of Patients Tested: 3,519

Last Updated: 25 November 2020

Please click on images to enlarge

For information about precautions for COVID-19, please click on one of the languages below:

Images of the PinkDrive team doing COVID-19 screening around South Africa

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OCTOBER 2020

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JULY 2020

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