Over 6 million vaccine doses have been administered in South Africa so far while the Department of Health plans to vaccinate 35 million by Christmas this year.
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority is reportedly investigating the possible side-effects faced by people who received the Covid vaccine.
Vaccine manufacturing companies BioNTech and Pfizer have signed a contract with South Africa company Biovac to manufacture vaccines at their plant in Cape Town.
A report by Statistics South Africa has uncovered that the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the Crude Death Rate and decreased life expectancy in the country.
South African police members are getting their Covid-19 vaccines in a vaccination drive that was launched in the Durban area on Tuesday, targeting 30k members.
South Africa has recorded less than 10 000 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours. Gauteng is still the epicentre, accounting for 30% of new infections