The department of health says 655 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the country over the latest 24-hour monitoring period. At the same time, 34 deaths were recorded taking the death toll to 53 356. Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says as of last night, more than 289 000 health care workers have been vaccinated in the Sisonke trial. - Smile 90.4FM

The department of health says 655 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the country over the latest 24-hour monitoring period. At the same time, 34 deaths were recorded taking the death toll to 53 356. Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says as of last night, more than 289 000 health care workers have been vaccinated in the Sisonke trial.