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With the easing of travel restrictions around the world, many people will look to travel abroad. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, travellers may require different documentation apart from their passports and travel visas.


Covid-19 regulations aimed at controlling the spread of the Covid-19 virus were set to expire last week, however, a government gazette was published just hours before the deadline and new regulations came into effect.

 


Government has announced new rules when it comes to face masks, gatherings and international travel. Here’s how it impacts you.

 


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.


South Africa, along with ten other countries, will be taken off the United Kingdom’s Red List after weeks of uncertainty around international travel. 


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. 


With the emergence of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, the Gauteng Education department is looking at ways to increase vaccination rate among school pupils in the province. 


Last Week the University of Witwatersrand’s council approved Wits Covid-19 vaccination policy after weeks of deliberation.


Vaccination is widely recognised around the world as the most effective tool in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. 


President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation following the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant.


South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has come out against the decisions taken by a number of countries to ban or restrict travel from the Southern African region.


On Thursday, South Africa’s Department of Health held an emergency briefing to inform the public that a new variant of the Covid-19 virus has been detected in the country.


On Thursday the Department of Health held an emergency briefing to discuss a new variant of Covid-19 that has been detected in South Africa.


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.


As South Africa aims to vaccinate as many people against the Covid-19 vaccine before the anticipated fourth wave of infections, citizens can get their jabs over this coming weekend.


Healthcare workers will begin to receive their second shot of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines as part of the Sisonke Covid-19 vaccination trial.


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. 


South Africa is slowly approaching the 3 million mark of cumulative confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country.

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