COVID-19 vaccine | 15,000 J&J jabs available in Gauteng

Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi said the province has received 15,000 J&J vaccines. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng has received 15,000 J&J vaccines.

The vaccines will be saved for informal settlements and remote areas where it’s difficult to administer the Pfizer vaccine, as it's a double dose.

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Gauteng Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi said with regards to the Pfizer vaccine, there are enough jabs in the province.

The Gauteng government is sticking to its target of 5 million people vaccinated by December.

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The province has ramped up its vaccination drive by introducing pop-up vaccine sites at churches and taking jabs to informal settlements.

Mokgethi says she's confident they'll reach their target.

Source
eNCA

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