The Western Cape provincial health department has confirmed that there is no evidence, linking the Covid-19 vaccine to 32 deaths that were investigated.
This after 32 deaths were reported in people who had been vaccinated.
The provincial health department confirmed that the deaths occurred in people who had received vaccinations, but were due to other causes.
“All deaths were reported to South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) as per protocol and they were analysed by Sahpra’s team of experts in their field.”
“In all deaths where the investigations have been completed, the vaccine did not cause the death and the death was confirmed to be due to another cause, such as illness or injury,” said Western Cape health department chief operating officer Saadiq Kariem.
645 cases of adverse effects after Covid-19 immunization have been reported in the Western Cape, nevertheless, around 80% of these were minor reactions, such as headaches, body pain and fever.
According to Kariem over 400 people have already recovered.