RECORDED | Health ministry briefs media on the national vaccination rollout programme

14 January 2022 - 09:52
By TimesLIVE

Health minister Joe Phaahla and deputy health minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo have convened a virtual media briefing on the government’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19 and the national vaccination rollout programme.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases reported 5,920 new Covid-19 cases in SA on Thursday.

There were 159 new deaths reported and of these, 51 occurred in the past 24-48 hours, bringing the number of fatalities since the start of the pandemic to 92,989.