January 16, 2021
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Department of Health


As of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 311 686. Regrettably, we report 615 more COVID-19 related deaths. Our recoveries now stand at 1 062 690, representing a recovery rate of 80,9%

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Lowering the possibility of germs circulating in the community protects those who cannot be vaccinated. Learn more about why vaccines are important. #VaccineRolloutStrategySA

You've heard the term 'herd immunity', but do you know what it means? Learn more about why vaccines are important in achieving herd immunity. #VaccineRolloutStrategySA

When a person gets vaccinated against a disease, their risk of infection is reduced. Learn more about why vaccines are important. #VaccineRolloutStrategySA

As of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 1 296 806. Total number of tests conducted to date is 7 433 571 with 74 830 new tests conducted since the last report. We report 712 deaths bringing total to 35 852. Recoveries are 1 049 740

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Access to TB services is critical for healthcare even during emergencies. The time for action is now. Join us for a webinar this Thursday to understand how COVID19 has impacted access to TB services in South Africa and what we can do about this. Register https://cutt.ly/xjvUArZ

What are the opportunities that will enable the acceleration of progress, close the gaps and strengthen the response and sustainability of TB services in South Africa? Join us for a power-packed discussion tomorrow, 14 January at 4pm.
Register here: http://cutt.ly/xjvUArZ

As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 278 303, the total number of deaths is 35 140 and the total number of recoveries is 1 030 930.

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Despite theories circulating on social media, vaccines do not contain microchips or any form of tracking device. #COVID19 #SpreadCovidFacts #CovidMyths

Suggestions that #COVID19 vaccines have the potential to alter human DNA are simply not true.#COVID19 #SpreadCovidFacts #CovidMyths

Before vaccines are approved for use, they undergo clinical trials and must be assessed by various regulatory bodies.#COVID19 #SpreadCovidFacts #CovidMyths

Those who have already recovered from a #COVID19 infection still stand to benefit from the vaccine. #COVID19 #SpreadCovidFacts #CovidMyths

Access to TB services is critical for healthcare even during emergencies. The time for action is now. Join us for a webinar this Thursday to understand how COVID19 has impacted access to TB services in South Africa and what we can do about this. Register https://cutt.ly/xjvUArZ

Mental and emotional well-being during isolation or quarantine is important. Here are some tips to help you cope. #COVID19

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