More COVID-19 vaccine sites added in Gauteng

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The Gauteng Department of Health has announced that 25 additional COVID-19 vaccination sites have been setup.

According to the provincial government, this will enable government to vaccinate more people that are 60 years and above and healthcare workers as part of Phase 1b and Phase 2.

This brings the total number of sites in the province to 129 (89 public and 40 private sites).
The new sites are in public service and spread across the province: Johannesburg (10), Tshwane (5), Ekurhuleni (4), West Rand
(3) and Sedibeng (3).

Progress with vaccines

Since the launch of the Phase 2 and Phase 1b of the vaccination programme on 17 May 2021, the province has vaccinated 246
791 people.

Of these 184 191 are people 60 years and above, and 62 600 are healthcare workers.

To date a total of 499 533 people are registered on Electronic Vaccine Data System (EVDS).

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