We have secured enough Covid-19 vaccines for everyone in South Africa who needs them: Mkhize
Health Minister Dr Zweli Khize says South Africa has successfully secured nine million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, with the delivery of the first batch of 80,000 underway, with rollout due to start this week.
In response to parliament on Tuesday (February 16), Mkhize said that President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce the date and time of the first vaccinations in the coming days.
“Crucially, an additional 500,000 doses are expected to arrive over the next four weeks, supplemented by another 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine expected to be delivered by the end of March 2021.
“I can also say that we have actually gotten enough doses to vaccinate all the people who will need to be vaccinated in South Africa.”
Mkhize said it must be …