The Independent Community Pharmacy Association says young South Africans are keen to get their turn to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Registration for this age-group will open on 1 September.

The Head of the ICPA, Jackie Maiman, says pharmacies are inundated by calls from younger people asking if they can walk in and get a jab.

The association’s member-pharmacies are already administering more than 30,000 injections per day.

Maiman says this number will soon be scaled up, to reach in excess of 50,000 vaccinations per day.

Access her full briefing here.

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324 independent community pharmacies are currently in use, across the country, to assist Government with the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccination drive.

According to the Independent Community Pharmacy Association, each of these pharmacies, on average, administer about 99 vaccinations per day.

The ICPA’s Head, Jackie Maiman says more than 30-thousand people are currently being vaccinated at community pharmacies on a daily basis.

Maiman says, in future, 588 community pharmacies will offer Covid-19 vaccinations.

Get more information on the ICPA here.

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