South Africa: Week Five – a Timeline for J&J Jabs and Gauteng Allows Walk-Ins At All Public Sites

Aspen has hinted at a more detailed timeline for the replacement of the 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine doses which have to be destroyed. And amid its third wave, Gauteng has opened all public sites to walk-ins.

On Tuesday 15 June, the latest vaccination statistics available were for midnight Sunday 13 June. Registration stood at 3,504,878 and 1,297,520 people had received their first Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine dose.

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

Eastern Cape: 114,661 (an increase of 155 from the day before)

Free State: 70,311 (an increase of 161 from the day before)

Gauteng: 323,834 (an increase of 513 from the day before)

KwaZulu-Natal: 334,887 (an increase of 2,679 from the day before)

Limpopo: 143,649 (an increase of 63 from the day before)

Mpumalanga: 48,781 (an increase of 24 from the day before)

North West: 65,551 (an increase of 36 from the day before)

Northern Cape: 12,263 (remained the same as the day before)

Western Cape: 183,583 (an increase of 249 from the day before)

On the evening of Monday 14 June, the CEO of Aspen Stephen Saad told eNCA that Johnson & Johnson will replace the two million doses South Africa can’t use within the…


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Author : Daily Maverick

Publish date : 2021-06-16 13:01:13

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