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Coronavirus south africa

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Minister of Health, Dr Joseph Phaala has expressed his concern over the Western Cape and the Northern Cape recording Covid-19 positivity rates above the national average.

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The Minister of Health, Dr Joseph Phala said that he hopes that country can reach herd immunity by the end of 2021. Phala hopes that between 60% and70% of South Africa’s adult population will be vaccinated by the end of the year as this would help open the economy and other social activities.

Covid-19 vaccine rollout injection

South Africa has been rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine for 6 months and millions have been vaccinated to date. 

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The Acting Health Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi has confirmed that South Africa has successfully passed the peak of the third wave.

Eskom-loadshedding

Eskom has announced that loadshedding stage 2 will be taking place this week, heading into the weekend.    

person receiving vaccine injection

After months of breaking stories in the frontline, journalists will soon be next in line for the Covid-19 vaccine. 

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Gauteng is currently leading with the most Covid-19 cases in the country. To make matters worse, hospitals in the province are facing shortages. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa

The latest address to the country from the President brought the expected tightening of restrictions as the third wave of Covid-19 spreading across the country has seen hospitals fill up in certain provinces - but it wasn't all bad news.

The Black Business Council (BBC)held its annual summit recently, demanding for government to speed up economic transformation for businesses.

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