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As South Africa braces for the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, could schools open later than originally planned for?
Gauteng has entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections. Driven by a new variant and increasing number of infections among children under the age of five has authorities concerned.
On Sunday, South Africa reported 687 new cases of Covid-19. Around 80% of these new cases were reported in Gauteng where 545 people contracted the virus.
The Department of Health has revealed that more than 125 868 jabs of Covid-19 vaccines were administered in South Africa on Thursday.
December is one of the busiest periods for the hospitality industry. This as tourists from around the world want to experience what South Africa has on offer.
The South African Department of Health is racing against time to vaccinate as many citizens as possible before the upcoming festive season.
The Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla is urging South Africans to take the opportunity to get vaccinated during the coming days. This as an Inevitable fourth wave of Covid-19 infections looms.
Despite the low number of infections, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla has called on South Africans to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before the fourth wave of infections starts.
Less than a month ago the South African department of health opened up their Covid-19 vaccination rollout to include children aged 17 years old and below.
The Department of Health is hoping that incentives could help increase the vaccination rate in South Africa.
South Africa is slowly approaching the 3 million mark of cumulative confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country.
As South Africa’s Department of Health races to vaccinate as many members of the adult population by the beginning of December, incentives are being used to encourage people to get vaccinated.
As Covid-19 vaccination rates increase along with the move to Alert level one, updated regulations around local and international travel have been gazetted.
This week children between the ages of 12 and 17 became eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. The majority of this age group are school learners. This has raised the question about administering vaccinations at schools.
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