fourth wave in south africa

South Africa: increase in covid-19 cases, fourth wave predicted

The coronavirus pandemic continues wreaking havoc in South Africa as the cases of contamination are on the rise , health authorities have announced.

The country has recorded 1,886 new virus cases since Saturday and 22 deaths from coronavirus.

Health Minister Joe Phaahla has urged more people to get vaccinated.

“We knew it was a matter of time before the fourth wave comes,” he said during an interview with ENCA television.

Mr Phaahla says the uptake of vaccines has gone down in recent days.

There is optimism that it will be less devastating than the other waves but the government is cautious in case of any new variants.

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