A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Johannesburg. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Johannesburg. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS

Coronavirus: South Africa says its Omicron wave has peaked; UK hits vaccine booster target

  • Health department data shows a nearly 30 per cent drop in new cases detected in the week ending December 25 compared to figures from the previous week
  • Elsewhere, the UK says about seven of 10 eligible adults in England have had their third vaccine shots, while Canada’s Quebec region is back under a curfew

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Johannesburg. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
A boy receives a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Johannesburg. Photo: AFP via Getty Images/TNS
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