COVID-19 | Everything you need to know

COVID-19 hotspots:
Discovery real-time data

In order to support you with more information to stay safe during COVID-19, we are communicating on the emergent hotspots using real-time claims data. We analyse our data at a district level to help provide you with regular updates on how the pandemic is progressing in your area. Find out more on the COVID-19 Hotspot Tracker.

Start your COVID-19
risk assessment here

As a Discovery Health Medical Scheme member you can complete this risk assessment regularly to check if you have symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 and we will connect you to doctors to have an online consultation if necessary.
Read more about your benefits.

Free COVID-19 online doctor consultations for all South Africans

COVID-19 online doctor consultations have been made available to all South Africans through a Discovery and Vodacom partnership. This partnership provides everyone access to reliable information, risk screening and, when necessary, free online medical consultations with a doctor.

Discovery Podcasts

Discovery Videos

What you need to know about COVID-19

How to wash your hands to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Caster Semenya's tips for preventing the spread of COVID-19

Lucas Radebe's tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19

Wayde van Niekerk's tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19

Chad le Clos on preventing the spread of COVID-19

COVID-19 Online Doctor Consultations

Discovery and Vodacom salute all healthcare professionals

Keeping up with physical distancing to prevent COVID-19

Three ways to stay healthy during COVID-19 with healthy habits

Additional Information

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We’re reaching the end of a challenging year. Exhausted people all over South Africa are looking forward to well-earned time out, either at home or at a holiday destination.
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Since the first case of COVID-19 was announced, Discovery Health Medical Scheme has introduced a number of new benefits, services and initiatives for members.
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COVID-19 Online Doctor Consultations available to all South Africans through a Discovery and Vodacom partnership
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These important science-proven behaviours will help keep you and your loved ones safe so we need to keep doing them. Even if we’re feeling corona fatigue. Here’s how we can fight the spread of COVID-19 together.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to every area of our lives. Find out more about navigating your “new normal”
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Violent crime has increased since nationwide COVID-19 alert level 3 took effect on 1 June. Cases of abuse of women and children have also increased dramatically. How is the #DiscoverYourVoice initiative bringing support to medical scheme members who experience gender-based violence and other traumatic crime?

Introducing Vitality at Home

Vitality brings you Vitality at Home so you can continue to achieve your fitness and nutrition goals.

We're pulling out all the stops to help you stay healthy and rewarded during this stay at home period.

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