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MAILBOX: Latest recorded SA Covid-19 cases equate to 0.3% of UK cases. PANDA explains why.

On Monday, the UK reported 40,077 new Covid-19 cases. On the same day, South Africa reported only 106 new Covid-19 cases. To put this in perspective, the new cases recorded in SA on Monday equates to less than 0.3% of the number of cases reported in the UK. Currently, 79.5% of the UK population aged…

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As Covid-19 cases surge, SA expands vaccine programme

By S’thembile Cele and Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) – South Africa is expanding its coronavirus-inoculation programme as the pace of vaccine deliveries accelerates, acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said. Health authorities received 1.5 million J&J vaccines over the past week, and are expecting a further 2.1 million Pfizer shots to be delivered next month, Kubayi-Ngubane said…