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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.


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.


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


South Africa has exited the long third-wave of Covid-19 infections and increasing vaccination rate against Covid-19, should fans be allowed back into stadiums?


A study done by Professor Resia Pretorius found that patients with ‘long covid’ had high levels of inflammatory molecules trapped in their blood.


Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira is urging South Africans to get vaccinated against Covid-19 so that spectators can return to stadiums.


The University of Cape Town’s senate yesterday voted to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory at their campus from January 2022. A decision will now be made by the university's council whether or not to adopt the policy. 


As from today, 18-34 years olds are eligible to receive the covid-19 vaccine as part of South Africa’s vaccine rollout plan. This comes 11 days before it was originally planned for this age category to receive their life saving jabs.


The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) and the National Immunisation Safety Expert Committee have reassured the public that both the Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are safe to use.


Major Covid-19 vaccine producers, BioNTech and Pfizer have revealed that their vaccines will be produced in South Africa. 

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