SA reports 2750 new cases and 59 deaths

By IOL Reporter 15m in the past

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DURBAN – South Africa has reported 2750 new cases of Covid-19 based on the Department of Health.

Of the 59 new Covid-19 associated deaths which have been reported Gauteng accounted for 20, the Northern Cape 18, KwaZulu-Natal 8, the Western Cape 6, the Free State 5 and Mpumalanga 2.

This takes the whole variety of Covid-19 associated deaths to 55 183. The cumulative variety of Covid-19 cases recognized in South Africa is 1 611 143.

The whole variety of assessments performed to this point is 11 087 505 with 34 512 assessments performed because the final report.

According to the Department of Health, 478 452 vaccines have been administered.

Registering for the vaccine on WhatsApp

Through WhatsApp or a USSD code, South Africans who’re over the age of 60 can register for the Covid-19 vaccine.

The second part of the vaccine rollout anticipated to begin on Monday, seventeenth May.

Healthcare employees which haven’t been vaccinated by way of the Sisonke protocol can even register on WhatsApp for a vaccine.

South Africans who’re registering on WhatsApp shall be required to supply their ID. Those who’re on medical assist might want to present the title of their medical assist and their medical assist quantity.

As part of the vaccine course of, individuals shall be requested to learn the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) privateness coverage and settle for it in addition to present personal identification knowledge and then register for a reserving.

To register by way of WhatsApp ship the phrase REGISTER to 060 012 3456.


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