SA’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to arrive on 1 February

Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize says that 1 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) will leave India on 31 January 2021 and will arrive in SA the following day. Mkhize said that getting the first batch of vaccines in less than a year after the first coronavirus case was reported was a massive achievement.