Mlisana: Vaccine rollout needs to be sped up

Ministerial Advisory Committee Co-Chairperson Professor Koleka Mlisana spoke with eNCA's Shahan Ramkissoon. Courtesy of #DStv403

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.

READ: COVID-19 in SA: Over 8,900 new cases recorded

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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