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Mkhize: Next batch of vaccines arrive on Saturday

Mkhize: Next batch of vaccines arrive on Saturday Janine Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:45 Teaser Media Paragraphs Health Minister Zweli Mkhize addressed parliament on South Africa s progress in COVID-19 vaccination on Tuesday. Courtesy of #DStv403 JOHANNESBURG - The next batch of 80,000 Johnson Johnson vaccines will arrive on Saturday. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize made the announcement during a Parliamentary debate on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. WATCH: Gauteng healthcare workers queue for COVID-19 vaccine We have joined more than 87 countries globally in the next phase of our fight against COVID-19,  Mkhize said. It s also my pleasure to announce that the next batch of 80,000 doses of Johnson Johnson vaccines will arrive this Saturday. WATCH: MPs debate vaccine rollout plan At the same debate, ANC MP Kenneth Leonard Jacobs called on all political parties to put their differences aside and work together in the fight against COVID-19.

Jacobs says government has been following scientific advice in the vaccine acquirements and the rollout. By Wednesday, 40k SA healthcare workers will be vaccinated, estimates Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He s also revealed to Parliament that 80k more Johnson Johnson jabs are being delivered on Saturday. #VaccineforSouthAfrica @etvNewsSA — Graeme Raubenheimer (@GraemeRauby) February 23, 2021


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