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Jul 6, 2021 4 tweets 5 min read
And just like that, the big scary Rottweiler watchdog of accountability m&oversight that SHOULD be @ParliamentofRSA is AGAIN made a little yapping chihuahua as @PresidencyZA indicates it cannot make meeting to brief MPs on @RSASIU reports. @SECTION27news @PMG_SA @DemocracyWomen The @PresidencyZA was suppose to give an update on all @RSASIU reports in #SCOPA.
Jun 25, 2021 5 tweets 2 min read
Key takeaways from today’s @HealthZA briefing. 1/ 1.2m J&J doses arrived last night in addition to 300k last week and 500k Sisonke. A total of 4.5m Pfizer doses have arrived so far. Supply is certainly looking up. 2/ In six weeks of the vacs programme so far, 2m Pfizer first doses administered and 100k J&J. This means right now we have a lot of vaccine in the system. We calculate 2.5m Pfizer and at least 1.2m J&J.
Jul 28, 2020 5 tweets 9 min read
1/5 HAVE YOUR SAY ON #COVID19SA Response: The Adhoc Committee on #COVID19 in the @WCProvParl invites the public to share their experiences & thoughts on COVID incl government's response.@SECTION27news @PMG_SA @DetentionJForum @ChapsFor @CIatUCT @IEJ_SA @MRCza @krisp_news @safmh 2/5 #COVID19SA The Comm wants to know how you've been impacted by #LockdownSA, what you think about the #regulations, your access 2services, attitude to wearing #masks, if your workplace made adequate provisions & govt's (local,prov&nat)response to the pandemic.@equal_education