KZN authorities say they’ve started planning COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Government said it's secured over 20 million vaccine doses to be administered in the first half of the year.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Mr Sihle Zikalala visits the family of victims in uMthwalume. Picture: @Kzngov/Twitter

DURBAN - Authorities in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday said they already began planning the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines.

There are still no concrete timeframes around when South Africa will get inoculations.

Government said it's secured over 20 million vaccine doses to be administered in the first half of the year.

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KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala said the provincial government was working on a plan.

“Our starting point is education and awareness and debunking the myth that unfortunately surrounds the vaccine discourse. For us, this will be an important race to save lives.”

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Zikalala added they were also working on increasing the province’s testing and screening capabilities.

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