Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says the next batch of 80 000 Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines is expected to arrive in the country this Saturday.
He also says the country's vaccination programme is on track to hit the target of 40 000 healthcare workers having been vaccinated by Wednesday.
Mkhize says the
procurement of the vaccines has been a complex process that required negotiations with multi-national manufacturers.
South Africa appears be turning the tide on the second wave of infections with just 792 infections recorded in the last reporting cycle along with 97 COVID19-related deaths.
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