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.
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.
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.
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 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.
More than 10 million people have already downloaded their Covid-19 digital vaccines certificates since it was made available for download last week.
Last week the Department of Health started distributing Digital Vaccination certificates. However, not everybody has been able to access their Covid-19 vaccination certificates.
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