The Department of Health says it aims to vaccinate at least 40-million South Africans, in the next few months, to achieve herd-immunity.
Deputy director-general at the Department, Dr. Nicholas Crisp says the aim is to vaccinate as many adults as possible, before the end of December.
Crisp says 5-million South Africans have, to date, been fully vaccinated.
Follow the latest Portfolio Committee on Health briefing here.
- Health Department focusing on increasing Covid-19 vaccine demand.
- More than 830-thousand South Africans, aged between 18 & 35, have registered for their Covid-19 vaccination.
- Cape Town’s Covid-19 vaccinations vans administer nearly 1,800 injections.
Portfolio Committee on Health, 24th August 2021 https://t.co/fUSeeTlV56
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