21% Of Adults In SA Are Fully Vaccinated Against Covid-19

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South Africa’s Department of Health has revealed that 21% of adults living in the country have been full vaccinated against Covid-19.


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South Africa’s Department of Health has revealed that 21% of adults living in the country have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
The announcement came after 6187 people received either a jab of the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine or their second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
The 9 419 Covid-19 jabs administered in the country on Sunday took the total number of jabs given to adults living in the country to more than 16.8 million doses.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) also announced that the country has officially exited the third wave of Covid-19 infections. The NICD said the national seven-day moving average of daily case numbers, positivity rate and testing rate continue to decrease, with sustained decreases seen in all provinces”.
The amount of deaths related to Covid-19 has also passed the 87 000 mark. It was confirmed that 34 people succumbed to Covid-19 related illnesses, which took the total number of deaths related to the virus to 87 001.
Last week, President Ramaphosa called for equitable access to the life-saving Covid-19 vaccines. Ramaphosa warned, “Unless we address this as a matter of urgency, the pandemic will last much longer and new mutations of the virus will spread and emerge.”
On the same day, Deputy President David Mabuza voiced his support of Covid-19 vaccination during a visit to the Ehlanzeni District in Mpumalanga.
Mabuza said “Vaccination protects people’s lives. We’ve seen all those who have died because of COVID-19 and have been reassured that this vaccine is the only defence against this deadly disease. This notion that it kills or ‘trips the main switch’ as some would like to believe, is not true. The vaccine doesn’t kill,”.

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