After more than two years, the National State of Disaster has officially been ended by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Two years after the announcement of a national State of Disaster was declared to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak, the President has said that it will finally be lifted. However this won't happen straight away. However some changes to the current rules on issues like wearing masks are to be made immediately.
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Despite some of its provinces officially entering a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, South Africa will remain on lockdown alert level 1.
In October 2021, the Compensation Commissioner in South Africa issued a Notice on Compensation for COVID-19 vaccination side effects. The Notice was published in terms of section 6A(b) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 1993 (COIDA) and provides that the Compensation Fund will "cover employees for injuries, illness or death as a result of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine”.
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