Over 1 million COVID-19 jabs administered in Gauteng

The Centre for African Studies' Krista Johnson spoke with eNCA's Sally Burdett. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng has administered over 1 million COVID-19 vaccines.

The province's Health MEC Nomathemba Mokgethi says the numbers are fast approaching the 2 million mark.

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This weekend alone, more than 5,400 vaccines were administered in four health districts, including Tshwane and Johannesburg.

The province has increased weekend public vaccination sites from four to 17 sites.

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Mokgethi has commended the vaccination teams and various sectors for embracing the vaccination drive as a national responsibility.

She has urged all those eligible to get vaccinated.

Gauteng vaccination sites accept walk-ins even when you're not registered on the EVDS.


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