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.
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) October 15, 2021
Virtual briefing on COVID-19 and vaccination rollout programme