CITCC to be converted into mass vaccination site

The Cape Town International Convention Centre is in the process of being converted into a mass vaccination site, where thousands are expected to be vaccinated daily. eNCA's Ayesha Ismail tells us more. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The Cape Town International Convention Centre is getting another make-over.

Last year it received international attention and applause after it was transformed into South Africa’s first fully functional COVID-19 field hospital.

READ: COVID-19 | Western Cape enters third wave

Dubbed the Hospital of Hope, more than 1,500 patients were treated here before its doors were shut in August last year.

Now, it is in the process of being converted into a mass vaccination site where thousands are expected to be vaccinated daily.

READ: COVID-19: Hospital of Hope decommissioned, patients discharged

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde says the province is prepared and is doing everything in its power to deal with the third wave.

* eNCA's Ayesha Ismail reports.

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eNCA

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