The South African government has officially launched its digital Covid-19 vaccination certificate on Friday (8 October).
This comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa said the country would soon have standardised proof of vaccination to facilitate travel, access to establishments, and other activities.
Health minister Dr Joe Phaahla said in a media briefing that the certificate could be used to enable vaccinated people access to the following:
- Sports and recreation events;
- Music festivals and other entertainment events;
- Travel and tourism.
The digital COVID-19 vaccine certificate can only be accessed by those who are fully vaccinated.
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