JOHANNESBURG - The plane carrying South Africa's first batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrived on Monday.
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It's a historic moment in the country's fight against the pandemic.
Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm on developments in relation to the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and deputy-president David Mabuza looking at the vaccines that landed in South Africa at the OR Tambo International Airport on Monday (Twitter @SAgovnews)
[BREAKING NEWS] Plane carrying covid19 vaccine arrives. For more on this tune in to #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/YDQVetNxaz— eNCA (@eNCA) February 1, 2021
#eNCA anchor @ShahanR says he is happy the vaccine has arrived and mentions that since contracting #COVID he has lung problems. #VaccineforSouthAfrica #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/imRFjm7mJJ— eNCA (@eNCA) February 1, 2021