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.

COVID-19 vaccine insights: What you need to know

Like South Africa, countries the world over are rolling out COVID-19 vaccination programmes. To support you in better understanding this process and to answer all of your questions around COVID-19 vaccination, we've created this dedicated, regularly updated, information portal.

Empower yourself with key insights into COVID-19 vaccination now.

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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One major contribution to South Africa's second wave of infections was a superspreader event in early December 2020. Heading into a potential third wave of COVID-19 infection - possibly just after the April holiday period - it's critical that we prevent and avoid these events and keep our guard up.
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South Africa has overcome the second wave of COVID-19 infection and moved to alert level 1. We're also approaching the April break - a time when people might, while relaxing with loved ones, be prone to relaxing their caution around preventing the spread of COVID-19. However, as experts warn, a third wave of infection could be upon us soon.
8 min read
Using unique insights from members who have been hospitalised for COVD-19, we can calculate your personal COVID-19 resilience index.
4 min read
If you get COVID-19, you need to stay home. You also need to be able to see a GP and be examined. TytoHome lets you do both, taking virtual consultations to the next level.
10 min read
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.
4 min read
COVID-19 Online Doctor Consultations available to all South Africans through a Discovery and Vodacom partnership
30 min read
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to every area of our lives. Find out more about navigating your "new normal"

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.

Find out more.

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