According to an announcement made by South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla, digital vaccination passes will be issued to all eligible vaccinated South Africans in less than a week.
The country’s Department of Health says that currently, the digital vaccine certificates are “under development.”
According to Mia Malan, editor-in-chief of Bhekisisa Health Journalism Centre, the digital certificates will be issued to vaccinated South Africans in about a week. The certificates can be uploaded onto smartphones and will be printable.
South Africans will receive a certificate if their vaccination details, such as location, number of dose and type of jab match their EVDS record. Continue reading