Sumary of Phaahla: Despite drop in COVID infections, no place for complacency:
- CAPE TOWN – Health Minister Joe Phaahla said that the COVID-19 third wave was steadily losing its grip on the country.
- Phaahla on Friday morning briefed the media on government’s efforts in the fight against the coronavirus and the latest on the national vaccination rollout programme.
- The health minister said that nationally there’d been a 24% drop in new cases compared to last week.
- Phaahla said that the fact that the positivity rate was showing a downward trend was encouraging.