COVID-19 vaccine | Western Cape ready for Phase 2


The Western Cape’s second phase vaccine rollout plan got the thumbs up from Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Ayesha Ismail reports. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - South Africa has activated and signed for 31 million vaccines from Johnson & Johnson and will receive a total of 30 million vaccines from Pfizer.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says government has overcome a number of stumbling blocks along the way during its covid-19 vaccine rollout.

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He visited the Western Cape to assess the province's state of readiness to start the second phase for senior citizens.

Mkhize says it's one thing buying vaccines, but for the rollout to be a success, people need to register and show up for the jab. 

* eNCA's Ayesha Ismail reports.


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