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Covid-19: Another 2 750 cases recorded as govt gears up for vaccine rollout

  • Another 2 750 optimistic cases of Covid-19 have been reported on Saturday.  
  • Over 1 000 of the brand new cases have been detected in Gauteng. 
  • The Sisonke vaccine trial ended, with 478 452 vaccines administered. 

The Department of Health reported on Saturday that one other 59 folks died after contracting Covid-19, whereas one other 2 750 optimistic cases have been recorded.

The Sisonke vaccine trial wrapped up, with 478 452 vaccines administered. 



The newest report comes as the nation gears up for the rollout of Covid-19 vaccinations to the final inhabitants, beginning with folks over the age of 60.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is predicted to quickly maintain a briefing to replace the nation on the pandemic. 

According to the division, the overall variety of confirmed cases is 1 611 143.

There have been 11 087 505 assessments accomplished, with 34 512 carried out during the last 24 hours.

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Meanwhile, the Melomed Gatesville Vaccination Centre in Cape Town was one of many personal hospitals working in collaboration with authorities well being companies in administering vaccines.   

In closing its Sisonke web site on Saturday, it mentioned it was grateful to all who had confirmed their dedication in direction of the necessary project, and wished the well being division a profitable and easy rollout of Phase 2 to most of the people.  

“We also thank Johnson & Johnson for the vaccines and to Sisonke for their assistance and support. 

“It was extraordinarily encouraging to have been capable of work alongside group members, who embraced the duty of guaranteeing that we’re capable of assist the National Department of Health and our nation’s aims in direction of overcoming this pandemic.  

“This effective vaccine rollout marks the beginning of the end of this pandemic, and Melomed is proud to have played an integral part in this process.” 



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