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Young(ish) people will start getting vaccinated on 1 August – even on weekends

9 July 2021 1:52 PM
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Mandy Wiener
Eyewitness News
EWN
Kaylynn Palm
Covid-19 vaccine rollout
vaccine registration

Mandy Wiener interviews Eyewitness News reporter Kaylynn Palm.
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Registration for Covid-19 vaccines for people between ages 35 and 49 starts on Thursday (15 July).

Vaccinations for this age group will begin on 1 August.

Covid-19 vaccinations will now also take place over weekends.

Only 1.25 million people – 2.1% of the population – are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Mandy Wiener interviewed Eyewitness News reporter Kaylynn Palm (scroll up to listen).

Eleven million people are in this group…

Kaylynn Palm, reporter - Eyewitness News

She [Acting Health Minister Mamaloko Kubayi] met with Treasury to discuss this [money to vaccinate on weekends] …

Kaylynn Palm, reporter - Eyewitness News

They are trying to secure more vaccines… the cover the over-35-year-olds…

Kaylynn Palm, reporter - Eyewitness News



9 July 2021 1:52 PM
Tags:
Mandy Wiener
Eyewitness News
EWN
Kaylynn Palm
Covid-19 vaccine rollout
vaccine registration

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