COVID-19 Update | 20 August 2021
According to Our World in Data, as of 17 August 2021, South Africa has administered 9,56 million doses with 4,2 million people being fully vaccinated representing 7,2% of the total population. To get accurate updates on the vaccine rollout, visit the external resources section on our COVID-19 Vaccine page or click here.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Open for 18 – 34-year-olds
EVDS is now open for over 18-year-olds! Unsure on how to register? Follow the easy steps on our “How to register guide” on our COVID-19 page or click here to view.
The 7-day average as of 17 August 2021 is 10 478 new cases per day. To stop the spread of COVID-19 it is important to adhere to all safety regulations.
We have updated our COVID-19 webpage with steps to take if you or a family member need to self-isolate. Click here to access the poster.
5 things that are not reasons to avoid the COVID-19 Vaccination
Many of us may be concerned about getting the COVID-19 vaccine; however, by learning more about the vaccine we can put our minds at ease. Click here to view the 5 things that are NOT reasons to avoid the COVID-19 vaccine.