Limpopo Health encourages travellers to use vaccination points at roadblocks

19 December 2021, 3:10 PM
The Limpopo Health department says it's on high alert as travellers make their way to the province for the festive season. This time last year, the province saw a rise in COVID-19 infections, with authorities blaming the spike on inter-provincial movement.
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