According to Dr Nicholas Crisp, the Acting Director-General in the Department of Health, the vast majority of COVID-19 patients in SA hospitals, are unvaccinated.
While we have had changing Health Minister’s and some corruption scandals, Crisp has been the man leading the vaccine rollout while all the noise went on around him.
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COVID-19 vaccines work: Keeping the vaccinated out of hospital
Speaking last night, Crisp revealed that over a 7-day rolling average, the department has not seen a hospital with above 20% of patients being vaccinated.
The incredibly positive vaccine news comes shortly after Government’s vaccine certificate system officially went live on Friday. Over 400 000 people have so far attempted to download their vaccine certificates. If you’ve been vaccinated, you can get yours here.