SA to start vaccinating 35-49 age group from August 1

South Africa plans to start vaccinating people aged between 35 and 49 years old against Covid-19 from August 1, the country’s acting health minister said on Friday.

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane added at a news conference that indications were that the number of Covid-19 cases in the most populous province, Gauteng, was peaking. Gauteng has been responsible for the lion’s share of infections during a severe “third wave”.


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