AMPATH Laboratory accepts self-referrals in KwaZulu-Natal

AMPATH Laboratory in KwaZulu-Natal is accepting self-referrals. Clients can use a normal COVID-19 request form, (completed electronically or downloaded from AMPATH website or completed at the testing site);  Dr Jessica Trusler as the referring doctor. AMPATH will provide a copy of the standard report, and a letter of confirmation together with an NRL Molecular Labs SANAS certificate. […]

Financial Aid, COVID-19 testing key to aviation’s survival in Southern Africa – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) outlined the key priorities to ensure the long-term sustainability of aviation in Southern Africa as the industry continues to suffer from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions: Ensuring urgent government relief is provided to the air transport industry and that pledged funds from international […]

South Africa is Travel Safe – A message from TBCSA CEO

As South Africa reopens to international tourism, there has never been a more important priority than ensuring that we do so safely for staff and guests. Our duty as the tourism and hospitality sector is to inspire confidence that travel to South Africa is safe and easy. To do this, it is absolutely essential that […]

Government to roll out antigen tests at all ports of entry

Government has released a statement stipulating that antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 detection will be rolled out at all ports of entry in South Africa with immediate effect. The purpose of this rollout is to alleviate the logistical complications that a point of entry COVID-19 PCR test poses, including cost, time and capacity. Antigen tests (different from antibody tests) […]

Lufthansa issues FAQ for travel to and from South Africa

The Lufthansa Group has prepared a FAQ guide for travellers according to the regulations pertaining to international travel to/from South Africa. To download a copy of the FAQ guide, click on the link below to download the guide: