Hundreds of people marched in Sea Point in Cape Town on Saturday to protest against the Covid-19 vaccines.
This is the biggest crowd that has shown up thus far at the worldwide rally for freedom protest.
Most of the protesters did not wear face masks, defying regulations.
Anti-Vaxxers at it again in Sea Point “say no” “stop 5G” etc pic.twitter.com/0nFxM8wQYw
— Jodi Allemeier (@urbanjodi) September 18, 2021
I am unable to take Cape Town protests that happen on the Seapoint Promenade seriously. I don’t know what it is about them https://t.co/JEy7637bWH
— Avukile Mabombo (@Avukile) September 18, 2021
Covid-19 in SA
The Health Department said 3,648 new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours pushing the country’s known caseload to 2,877,063.
The cumulative number of recoveries now stands at 2,714,565 with a recovery rate of 94.4%.
According to the government so far, 15,913,116 Covid-19 vaccine shots have been administered and it aims to vaccinate at least 70% of the population by December.