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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in good spirits as he continues to recover after contracting Covid-19. The president has remained steadfast in his call for South Africans to get vaccinated.


After testing positive for Covid-19, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa took the opportunity to encourage citizens to get vaccinated against the virus.


As South Africa battles with the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, mandatory vaccination has become a point of contention.


The competition commission has made an agreement with two Covid-19 test providers to reduce their prices.


On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa tested positive for Covid-19. This could see a new man in charge for the coming days.


As South Africa continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s health regulator has approved a booster dose for citizens over the age of 18 years old. 


As South Africa braces for the impact of the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, the Department of Health is continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against the virus.


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 President Cyril Ramphosa announced that a task team will be set up to determine if Covid-19 vaccinations need to be made mandatory. 


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. 


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.


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


 Since South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination rollout began, more than 21 million jabs of vaccine have been administered in the country.


A new variant of Covid-19 is currently being tracked by scientists around the world. It is said that it may be 10% more infectious than the delta variant.


 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.


As South Africa prepares to embrace the new normal and the availability of Covid-19 vaccines, making the jab mandatory has become a topic of contention. 


The third wave of Covid-19 infections were officially declared to have ended during the past few weeks. The recent Covid-19 data supports this as new cases, positivity rate and hospital admission continue to fall.


The Minister of Health says the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 Vaccines has recommended that individuals who have compromised immunity get a booster shot of the Covid-19 vaccine.


Last week it was announced that children between the ages of 12-17 will be part of South Africa’s Covid-19 vaccination rollout. However, one announcement made by the coronavirus command council has raised eyebrows among parents.

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