Health Dept sets up 50 more inoculation sites throughout SA

More than 145,000 health workers have so far been immunised with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

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CAPE TOWN - The Department of Health on Sunday said 50 more inoculation sites have been identified as more front-line health workers line up to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

More than 145,000 health workers have so far been immunised with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

The government plans on securing 9 million doses.

A third batch of the Johnson and Johnson vaccines arrived in the country on Saturday and has been distributed across various sites Sunday.

Vaccine trial co-lead professor Linda-Gail Bekker said: “We expect a further allocation midweek and towards the end of the week as well.”

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