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24 July 2021
The Western Cape Department of Health’s scale-up approach of its vaccination programme is starting to reap rewards and is expecting to reach 1 000 000 vaccinations early next week! To ensure the province could cater for the demand, the Department intentionally identified a certain number of sites ...
9 July 2021
With the improvement in vaccine supply and more access to vaccination sites we were able to increase the number of vaccinations done over the past week, breaching the 100 000 mark in the first four days of the week! This is the first week the province could really ramp up its vaccination rollout on ...
7 July 2021
The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination plays a crucial role in protecting our most vulnerable, this is why it is essential that all communities are reached. At the start of the vaccine roll out, the Department of Health in the Theewaterskloof area identified that there is a large part of the ...
26 June 2021
The Western Cape Department of Health received a big tranche of 191 880 Pfizer vaccines which will enable us to rapidly ramp up our vaccination drive over the next two weeks, ensuring more people are vaccinated quicker. To balance the previous relatively lower vaccines availability in rural areas, ...
10 February 2021
The AstraZeneca/Covishield COVID-19 vaccine rollout may have been put on hold, but our preparations have not. The Western Cape Department of Health continues with its logistical planning for the phase one vaccine rollout. We need to make sure we are 100% ready to roll out the vaccine when it ...