Sabotage in KZN | 'Significant risk' to vaccination progress

The Western Cape says the violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal poses a significant risk to healthcare provision in the province, which is nearing the peak of its third wave. Lindsay Dentlinger has more. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - While the looting has been confined to two provinces, there is concern of a national knock-on effect.

The Western Cape says the violence in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal poses a significant risk to healthcare provision in the province, which is nearing the peak of its third wave.

READ: Violence in SA: Vaccination rollout suffers setback

But it says it’s ready to take up any vaccine supply that can’t be used as a result.  

On Wednesday, the Western Cape has reached its highest daily vaccination rate of 30,000 a day.

READ: Unrest causes vaccination challenges

It’s on track to reach a weekly high of administering 130,000 doses.

The Western Cape says it’s also on hand to assist provinces that are in trouble.

* eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger reports.

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