Western Cape says it has exceeded its week-on-week COVID-19 vaccination targets

So far, 167,886 people over the age of 60 have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

FILE: Mitchells Plain Hospital becomes newest vaccination site in the province. Image: Western Cape Government

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape health authorities said the province had exceeded its COVID-19 vaccination targets, week-on-week since phase two of its mass vaccination programme started.

So far, 167,886 people over the age of 60 have received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Officials this week announced that the Western Cape is entering a third wave of COVID-19 infections.
Premier Alan Winde said there are 6,430 active infections in the province at present.

"Please can I ask you to be continually vigilant, make sure that we are wearing our masks and social because by doing that we can flatten this curve."

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