Zikalala pleads with KZN youth to return for second COVID-19 jabs

File: A healthcare worker preparing a COVID-19 vaccine. AFP/Robyn Beck

JOHANNESBURG - KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Sihle Zikalala is worried that young people in the province are not returning for their second COVID-19 jabs.

Zikalala is pleading with the youth to get fully vaccinated.

READ: Phaahla: Omicron poses high risk to unvaccinated

COVID-19 cases have been increasing rapidly in the country.

Health authorities say the increase in the number of cases is driven by the more transmissible Omicron variant.

South Africa has recorded more than 11,000 new Covid-19 cases.


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