The Western Cape is now at the peak of the third wave, but is starting to show early signs of a decline.
The Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says the province’s positivity rate has started showing a slight decline with the number of deaths and hospitalizations also decreasing.
Cloete says an overall decline, in all indicators, is expected in the next week or two.
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- Lessons learnt from first and second wave helped the Western Cape suppress the severity of the third wave.
- Government aims to vaccinate 40-million adults by the end of 2021.
- Health Department focusing on increasing Covid-19 vaccine demand.
Good morning Western Cape!
Covid-19 vaccine update📢
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) August 27, 2021
1/2 During my digital press conference today, it was explained that we are continuing to see a slow and gradual decline in our third wave.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) August 26, 2021