JOHANNESBURG - Professor Koleka Mlisana of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19 says the vaccine drive needs to be accelerated to avoid further waves.
Meanwhile, the country's COVID-19 numbers show a considerable increase since the previous cycle.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) announced that 8,988 new COVD-19 cases were reported on Tuesday.
A total of 555 people died of COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded as well.
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