Premier Alan Winde says the Western Cape is pushing to vaccinate at least a thousand of its health-care workers, per day.
He says this will ensure the vaccine is rolled out faster among the province’s front-line workers.
Winde says national Government allocated the province 13,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.
Winde says with healthcare workers are being vaccinated at the Groote Schuur, Tygerberg and Khayelitsha-hospitals.
Update on the coronavirus and vaccine rollout 📢 As of 1pm on 22 Feb, the WC has:
Active Covid-19 infections: 4637 of Confirmed Covid-19 cases: 274 046
Recoveries: 258 354
A total of 2756 vaccines had been administered by 5pm on 21 Feb.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) February 22, 2021