Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi states that signs indicate South Africa having actually passed the peak of a 3rd Covid-19 wave.

Kubayi stated in a media instruction on Friday early morning (23 July), that while this is welcome news, there are still issues that the current discontent and robbery in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal might cause a spike in infections.

It is hoped that a ramp-up of the nation’s vaccination efforts will assist deal with any future rises. Kubayi stated South Africa is now immunizing around 250,000 individuals daily, with strategies to immunize 300,000 individuals every day in the next couple of weeks.

To reinforce the vaccine rollout program, the federal government will keep more public vaccination websites open over the weekend, with all public websites set to use weekend vaccinations by August, the acting minister stated.

The federal government is likewise anticipated to reveal the next accomplice of individuals who can sign up for the vaccine in the next week, with a concentrate on individuals aged 18 years and older.