‘Mistakes need to be dealt with’: anger in South Africa as third wave hits

Posted by on June 21, 2021 12:00 am
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Cyril Ramaphosa’s government has been criticised for its slow reaction and faltering vaccination programme

Governments across Africa are scrambling to reinforce health systems and accelerate vaccine drives as a third wave of Covid-19 infections threatens to overwhelm hospitals and kill tens of thousands of people.

South Africa, the worst-hit country in the continent, has reported a doubling of new daily cases over the past two weeks, with no sign of the rise slowing.

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