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SA reaches major vaccine milestone as 4,200 new cases recorded in 24 hours

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SA reaches major vaccine milestone as 4,200 new cases recorded in 24 hours

It “goes with out saying”, smartly being division director-general Dr Sandile Buthelezi said on Tuesday night, that the placing on particular creep away of smartly being minister Dr Zweli Mkhize intended “these are sophisticated occasions we find ourselves in”.

Buthelezi released a press release on Monday night, hours after President Cyril Ramaphosa eliminated Mkhize from administrative heart over the R150m Digital Vibes contract scandal.

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This newest construction would no longer deter smartly being officers, promised Buthelezi.

“As director-general, I are looking to reassure the nation that we remain dedicated and succesful of managing the Covid-19 pandemic, executing a ramped up vaccination programme and running the nationwide programmes, as we’re led by the acting minister of smartly being, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane,” said Buthelezi.

On the vaccine entrance, said Buthelezi, there was a major milestone hit on Tuesday.

“Our sprits had been lifted right this moment after we learnt that we now have got officially vaccinated over 1 million senior voters passe 60 years and above below phase two. We must direct our appreciation to the senior voters who’ve, and continue, to attract again forward in their numbers to be vaccinated.

“We also thank all those that are in cost for the administration of the rollout for their grit and determination as we continue to ramp up the marketing campaign.

“There are a host of traits on the vaccination entrance which we can be in contact in a public webinar this week, on a date to be confirmed,” he said.

This announcement comes as the smartly being ministry reported that there were 4,209 new Covid-19 cases recorded in the past 24 hours, and 120 Covid-19 associated deaths.

There are currently 59,860 “active cases” across SA.

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SA reaches major vaccine milestone as 4,200 new cases recorded in 24 hours

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