R. Kelly has officially received both COVID-19 vaccine doses

R. Kelly has officially received both COVID-19 vaccine doses

It's a new week which means it's time for another #CoronavirusUpdate.

In this file photo taken on May 7, 2019 R. Kelly leaves the Leighton Criminal Court Building after a hearing on sexual abuse charges in Chicago, Illinois. R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on December 18, 2019 to bribery charges that US media say rel

Darren, Keri, and Sky are here to provide you with a full coronavirus update with the latest news from all around the world.

Kicking it off with some very well-received local news:

1. There was another family meeting on Sunday night and President Cyril Ramaphosa had some great news for us all! There’s a new curfew now - from midnight to 4 am you should be staying at home. Booze is now available all day, every day. Outdoor gatherings can not exceed 250 people and indoor gatherings are still capped at 100 people. You still have to maintain social distance and wear a mask. Remember to still stay safe and sanitise.

You can catch-up on the whole speech write here.

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2. The second batch of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines arrived from Belgium in South Africa on Saturday. The batch contains 80,000 doses of the vaccine. The President said seven-million doses were expected from Pfizer by June. The company is expected to provide the country with a total of 20-million doses.

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The following story has upset a few people, and Keri Miller also shared her opinion on prisoners receiving their vaccines first:

3. R Kelly has received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine while in prison. The singer, 47, is currently being held without parole at the Metropolitan Correctional Centre in Chicago while awaiting sexual assault charges following his arrest in 2019. Kelly was vaccinated with his first dose in January.

And finally:

4. The Worldometer shows that across the world there have been over 114,689,757 Coronavirus cases, around 2,543,321 deaths, and 90,251,891 people have recovered. In South Africa, the total cases are currently at 1,513,393, with the total recovery cases sitting at 1,430,259.

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