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More than 36 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in South Africa, 38 754 of which were administered in the past 24 hours. And while there is no mandatory vaccination legislation in South Africa, institutions of higher learning have been introducing vaccination policies which are impacting students.
During President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Tuesday evening, he revealed that only 35% of South Africa’s youth have been vaccinated against Covid-19.
The number of people expected to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in the coming days is set to increase after the Health Department announced these changes to the country's vaccine rollout program.
The Department of Health (DOH) has announced several changes made to South Africa’s national vaccination roll-out plan. The announcement made by the DOH will have an impact on the way citizens access the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
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South Africa’s Covid-19 Alert Level 1 regulations have been adjusted which sees the relaxation of several laws regarding social distancing.
On Friday 21 January 2022, the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) delivered a much anticipated first pronouncement on the fairness of a dismissal following an employee’s refusal to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.
With a new academic year just around the corner, the topic of mandatory vaccination in order to access campus has flared up.
As the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections spreads through South Africa, many companies are introducing measures to make vaccination mandatory and ensure their workplaces are safe.
As the Omicron Covid-19 variant sparked the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections in Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal is emerging as the new epicenter of the virus in South Africa.
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