Western Cape residents, aged 50 years and older, have been urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

The province now has a lot more active cases of Covid-19, in comparison to the first and second wave, which means that residents’ chances of getting infected are a lot higher.

According to the province’s Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete the province’s active caseload now stands than at more than 44-thousand infections.

He says the chances of people getting infected – at especially mass-gatherings – have now increased significantly.

Cloete says in the Metro – in Klipfontein, Mitchell’s Plain and Tygerberg – positivity rates are much higher than in the second wave.

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