CORONAVIRUS

15-Oct-2021 to 10:56

S/Africa to start vaccinating 12 to 17-year-olds – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will next Wednesday start vaccinating children aged between 12 and 17 years old as part of efforts to intensify the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced on Friday.

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14-Oct-2021 to 11:11

S/Africa rolls out Covid-19 certificate programme

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government announced on Thursday that it had started issuing Covid-19 vaccination certificates to the more than 10 million adults who have so far been fully vaccinated against the virus.

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13-Oct-2021 to 12:21

S/Africa: Over 200,000 Covid-19 jabs in one day

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Some 205,681 South Africans received Covid-19 vaccines on Tuesday as the country continued to make steady progress in its march towards attaining herd immunity, the Ministry of Health said on Wednesday.

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08-Oct-2021 to 12:12

S/Africa launches digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has for the first time launched a digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate following its exiting from the third wave of the pandemic in the country, Health Minister Joe Phaahla announced on Friday.

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08-Oct-2021 to 08:16

COVID-19: UK removes 23 African countries from red list

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe is among 23 African countries to be removed from the list of 54 countries whose travellers are required to quarantine in an approved hotel at their own cost for 10 days when they visit the United Kingdom.

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07-Oct-2021 to 08:58

Mozambique bans use of beaches as COVID-19 measure

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government has ordered the closure of the country’s beaches to members of the public for two weeks as a precautionary measure to prevent a surge in COVID-19 cases.

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06-Oct-2021 to 12:48

S/Africa: About 200,000 vaccinated in one day

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s efforts to inject 300,000 people daily with Covid-19 vaccines have fallen short again, with only 197,698 people administered with the drug against the pandemic on Tuesday, according to figured from the Ministry of Health.

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