SA reaches 24 million jabs milestone against Covid-19

SA reaches 24 million jabs milestone against Covid-19

The Department of Health has reached the 24 million mark of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in South Africa.

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This is either the one-shot Johnson & Johnson or the first of the two-dose Pfizer vaccine.

A total of 24 082 686 Covid-19 vaccines doses have been administered in SA after 131 206 vaccines were administered on Monday.

A total of 13 458 962 individuals are now fully vaccinated.

This is 33.82% of the country's adult population.

When it comes to new coronavirus cases, 136 new infections were recorded in the latest 24-hour period.

This represents a 0.9% positivity rate.

A further five Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 489.

The majority of new cases comes from Gauteng at 43%, followed by Western Cape with 16% and KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 13%.

There has been an increase of 18 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours with 3 561 people currently admitted in hospitals.


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