Vaccine passport: Edo enforces no proof of vaccination, no entry in offices

…insists on compliance with non-pharmaceutical interventions.. The Edo State Government, in the early hours of Wednesday, deployed special teams to various government-owned facilities across the state to enforce the restriction on access to large public gatherings for persons without evidence of COVID-19 vaccination. The enforcement was monitored by the Edo COVID-19 Enforcement Team, headed by […]

COVID-19 infection in Edo rises to 1098, mortalities hit 54

The Edo State Government has intensified the vaccination of citizens across the state’s 18 local government areas, urging those who have been inoculated to get vaccinated in order to remain healthy and protected against the deadly virus. The State COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi, disclosed this after the daily virtual meeting of the State COVID-19 Taskforce, […]

COVID-19 vaccines safe for pregnant women, strongly encouraged for women contemplating pregnancy

Pregnant women and those who are planning to conceive are encouraged to get the COVID-19 vaccine. This is according to the recommendation by the Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) on COVID-19 Vaccines, which continues to monitor the safety and effectiveness of inoculation during pregnancy and lactation for all vaccines included in and considered in the country’s […]

List Of Facilities For Phase 2 Covid19 Vaccination in Lagos State

The Lagos state government has released the full list of facilities for phase 2 Covid19 vaccination in Lagos state. All intending vaccine receivers should check and visit the nearest center to them in Lagos state. Find the list in the images below.                       In The […]

Malawi receives 119,040 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from UK

Malawi has received 119,040 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine through Covax facility as part of the first tranche of UK’s donation overseas. This is the first tranche of the 100 million vaccines the Prime Minister pledged the UK would share within the next year at last month’s G7 in Cornwall, 80 million of which will go […]

South Africa administers over 255 000 jabs, records 7 773 new COVID-19 cases overnight

South Africa has so far administered 6 854 667 vaccine doses of which 225 808 were distributed on Tuesday. The latest data show that 60 001 people received the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) jab in the last 24 hours, while 165 807 received the Pfizer vaccine. According to the Department of Health, the total cumulative […]

China reports 76 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, 26th July, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) — China reported 76 new COVID-19 cases on July 25, up from 32 cases a day earlier, as Nanjing city starts a second round of mass testing. China has taken a zero-tolerance approach to COVID cases, quickly tracing and testing wide swathes of its population to prevent the spread of […]

South Africa administers over 6.3 million vaccine doses

South Africa has now administered more than 6.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, which translates to over 10% of the country’s population that has received a vaccine dose. According to the latest data, 20 392 jabs were distributed on Sunday, pushing the total to 6 384 382. In addition, 29 624 people signed up to get […]

South Africa plans to vaccinate at least 400 000 people per day

South Africa’s vaccination programme is picking up pace, as the country aims to surpass the 300 000 target and inoculate at least 400 000 people per day. Acting Health Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi, on Friday said the number of those who have been vaccinated surpassed the six million mark on Thursday. “It’s a milestone for us […]

Extra COVID-19 support deployed to UK’s North East

Following the latest review of COVID-19 support provided to areas in England, the government is deploying additional support to the seven local authorities across Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham, and five local authorities in the Tees Valley. The decision is based on the latest data and local insights and will provide targeted additional […]

South Africa passes third wave peak, threat of a new surge looms

South Africa has passed the peak of the Coronavirus third wave, which has infected over two million people, Acting Health Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Friday. Addressing the media on the progress of government’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19, the Minister said the number of new infections has started to decline. However, she cautioned […]

Social Development sector vaccination rollout plan gains momentum in South Africa

The Social Development sector has increased its vaccination rollout plan across the country with the Northern and Western Cape provinces joining other provinces in starting their vaccination rollout on Wednesday. During a site visit to Tembisa and Thokoza vaccination sites in Gauteng on Monday, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, said she was pleased at the […]

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