Government to issue COVID-19 vaccination certificates

File: A healthcare worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine. AFP/Andre Borges

JOHANNESBURG - Government will soon provide vaccination certificates to those who got the jab.

President Cyril Ramaphosa says this will be an official document proving your vaccination status.

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He says it will help citizens access events and allow them to travel.

"The Department of Health will soon be rolling out a vaccination certificate, which will provide a secure and verifiable proof of vaccination," he said.

"This certificate can be used to facilitate travel, to access establishments and gatherings, and other forms of activity that require proof of vaccination status. Our approach in this matter is informed by the World Health Organisations guidelines and is in line with international best practice."


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