A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters
A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters

South Africa registers more than 24,000 cases of coronavirus, its highest tally, as third wave takes hold

  • The surge in cases in Africa’s most industrialised nation has overwhelmed hospitals, especially in the main city of Johannesburg
  • South Africa has recorded just over 2 million cases and more than 60,000 deaths, while only 5 per cent of the population have been vaccinated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters
A woman receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as South Africa rolls out vaccination to the elderly at the Munsieville Care for the Aged Centre outside Johannesburg. Photo: Reuters
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