More than 200 Golden Arrow Bus Service employees received their Covid-19 vaccination at the company’s new pop-up vaccination site in Arrowgate.

Most employees got their second dose of the vaccine, while many others had the opportunity to get their first injection.

GABS-spokesperson, Bronwyn Dyke-Beyer says the site was launched on Monday, in collaboration between the bus company and the provincial departments of Health and Transport.

Bronwyn Dyke-Beyer says the site allows employees easier access to the vaccine.

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The Western Cape Health Department says fully vaccinated people are four times less likely to die from Covid-19 complications than those who are not vaccinated.

The Department once again, over the weekend, encouraged residents over the age of 50 to get their injection as soon as possible.

According to the province’s Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete getting at least one dose of a two-dose Covid-19 vaccine, will provide protection against serious illness, hospitalization or death.

He says that fully vaccinated people enjoy the best protection.

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The Western Cape Health Department says it will now implement additional strategies to take the Covid-19 vaccine to as many residents as possible.

Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says the province has seen a significant decrease in people now reporting for their injection.

The province’s vaccination rate has dropped from an average of 200,000 vaccinations per week to less than 150,000 vaccinations per week.

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The Mitchell’s Plain Hospital of Hope officially closed its doors last week.

According to the Western Cape Department of Health, the facility has seen a significant reduction in Covid-related admissions, as the third wave started tapering off.

Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says there is sufficient capacity elsewhere, to accommodate new hospital-admissions.

He says admissions at other Covid-19 facilities have also started decreasing.

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With an estimated 355,000 South Africans vaccinated this past weekend, as part of the Vooma Vaccination Weekend, residents have been encouraged to continue registering for and go for their injection.

Western Cape Head of Health, Dr. Keith Cloete says there has been a worrying decrease in the number of people getting vaccinated, not just here in the Western Cape, but also in the rest of the country.

Cloete says the province’s healthcare facilities have sufficient doses of vaccine to inoculate thousands of residents on a daily basis.

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