Vaccine demand wanes |

Vaccine demand wanes

Level three lockdown is here to stay for now as the country struggles to shake its COVID-19 third wave outbreak.

Hospitals are experiencing pockets of intense pressure and the Western Cape, KZN and the Eastern CapeĀ recorded a surge in active cases this week.

Our new health minister Joe Phaahla has also confirmedĀ that the national vaccine demand has slowed but government is forging ahead with its 70 percent herd immunity target by December.

Our reporter Natalie Malgas has more.