Monday, May 17, marked the first day of SA’s Phase 2 vaccination rollout to vaccinate 5-m people (60+) at 87 sites. According to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize the number of vaccination sites would increase to 200 by the end of the week.

Mkhize said the department was working with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and places of worship in an effort to reach as many elderly people as possible. For those who are unable to

come to the vaccination sites, home-based visits will be arranged.

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