The Department of Health says more than 830-thousand South Africans, aged between 18 and 35, have now registered for their Covid-19 vaccination.
The Deputy director-general at the Department, Dr. Nicholas Crisp says opening registrations and vaccinations for this group significantly boosted the country’s vaccination drive.
More than 61-thousand people, between the ages of 20 and 29, and 30 and 39, were vaccinated in South Africa last week Friday.
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- Majority of Western Cape residents, vaccinated on Friday, young people between the ages of 18 & 35.
- President Ramaphosa filled with ‘great pride’ as young people get vaccinated.
- People 18 years and older will be eligible to get their Covid-19 vaccinations from 20 August.
Portfolio Committee on Health, 24th August 2021 https://t.co/fUSeeTlV56
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