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Covid-19

 A third wave of Covid-19 has been predicted to hit Gauteng soon if the province continues to see an increase in cases.

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The future of the vaccine rollout has been raising eyebrows since the recent suspension of the Johnson&Johnson vaccine.

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Liquor stores will not be selling alcohol over the Easter weekend. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his address to the nation.

Professor Salim Abdool Karim

Professor Salim Abdool Karim has officially stepped down from the Covid-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC). 

South Africa has marked one year since recording the first case of Covid-19. Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize said the past year has been tough for government.  

Because of the reduction in new cases of Covid-19 the government relaxed the national lockdown to level 1 which means that there will be more movement and activity allowed. However President Cyril Ramaphosa reiterated that there are still restrictions in place and we cannot relax in social distancing and other protective measures. Click here for full details

The R350 Special Covid-19 grant has been extended. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening. 

Some changes have been made to the government's vaccine rollout plan. This follows the suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine rollout. 

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that government is considering swapping the AstraZeneca vaccine with other countries. 

The rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine has been suspended in South Africa, following the release of a new study of its effectiveness against the Covid-19 variant commonly found in South Africa. 

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