President Cyril Ramaphosa

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Several rules have changed with regards to the management of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa after President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Tuesday.


The new internet censorship law approved by President Cyril Ramaphosa will result in several changes in the regulations of content posted on the interest and guilty individuals could be fined or spend time behind bars.


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.


The Department of Health is hoping that incentives could help increase the vaccination rate in South Africa.


South Africa’s healthcare workers were the first people to receive Covid-19 vaccines in the countries vaccine rollout program.


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.


As of Monday 11 October, South Africa along with 47 other countries removed from the red list. This makes it easier for people to travel to and from the UK. The UK will also recognise proof of Covid-19 vaccination from SA. This means that people travelling to the UK will no longer have to quarantine in a hotel upon arrival.


The Department of Health has officially launched its digital Covid-19 vaccine certificates.


 The Department of Health has confirmed that they are currently testing the Covid-19 vaccine certificate system.


 South African Deputy President David Mabuza has urged South Africans not to delay getting their Covid-19 vaccination.


A United Kingdom Newspaper revealed that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the UK’s red list will be cut from 54 countries to just nine.


Yesterday President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed that nation on South Africa’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The country was moved to clear level one and the president announced that the Department of Health will soon be rolling out Covid-19 vaccine certificates.


South Africa’s Department of Health has revealed that 21% of adults living in the country have been full vaccinated against Covid-19.


There was some relaxation to the lockdown rules when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his more recent speech to the county on Sunday night.  The third wave is not over he said, but it is significantly easing so the government has decided that the rules can be relaxed to allow some more freedom of movement and business to return.


Following the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma on 7 July 2021, protests and violence broke out in Nkandla and some parts of the KwaZulu-Natal province. The protests started as a “free Zuma” campaign.

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