Minister Joe Phaahla says upgrades to the EVDS-platform now allows people to now choose when and where to get their injection.
The minister says he hopes the changes, made to the Electronic Vaccination Data System, will encourage more South Africans to register for and receive their covid-19-injection.
South Africans can now also schedule their appointments, instead of waiting to be assigned a vaccination-slot.
Access the Minister’s full briefing here.
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A s of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 2 819 945 with 5 931 new cases reported. Today 76 deaths have been reported bringing the total to 83 419 deaths. The cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 2 594 857 with a recovery rate of 92,0% pic.twitter.com/3qRiTTnEHK
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) September 5, 2021
Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla briefs the media on government efforts in the fight against COVID-19
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) September 3, 2021