Teachers and education workers to be vaccinated over 10 days
The 300,000 Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines arriving in SA on June 18, are earmarked for teachers, school governing body members and other education sector staff. The aim is to vaccinate them over 10 working days from Tuesday 22 June, reported Daily Maverick (17 June 2021).
Police, soldiers and prison warders will be next in line. Mines are leading the 145 private sector companies ready to roll out. Other private sector companies ready to roll out include 13 construction companies, 7 automotive companies, 11 in agriculture and another 56 in other sectors.
To date, 1,490,533 people have received at least one vaccine following the end of the Sisonke J&J trial that inoculated 479,768 healthcare workers earlier this year