SA reaches COVID-19 vaccination milestone

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South Africa (SA) has reached a vaccine milestone of over 20-million vaccinations having been administered in the country.

They include the single-dose Pfizer and double-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccines.

A total of 733 new coronavirus infections have been recorded since Friday. 56 more people have succumbed to COVID-19 related complications.

This puts the national death toll at 88 562.

Meanwhile, from Wednesday next week, those aged between 12 and 17 will be able to receive a shot of the Pfizer vaccine.

On Friday, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla said he was happy with the pace of vaccinations in Gauteng.




Virtual briefing on COVID-19 and vaccination rollout programme