The province’s Health Department says it has seen a consistent, daily increase in infections in the province over the past 4 weeks. Premier Alan Winde says, for now, everyone who qualifies for vaccination must register and get their injection.
With the third covid-19 wave that’s expected to hit the Western Cape this week, residents have been urged to increase their vigilance to avoid a further spread of the virus.
Meanwhile, the Head of Health, Dr Keith Cloete says it’s especially people in affluent neighbourhoods in the Mother City, who have contracted covid-19 over the past 2 weeks, which has led to the significant increase in infections in the Metro. This as the province is on the verge of its third wave of covid-19.