Covid-19: First vaccine batch to arrive in SA on 1 February

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize
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The latest: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced that the flight carrying the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Monday, 1 February.

Time of departure: In a webinar on Wednesday night, Mkhize said the flight will leave Mumbai, via Dubai, on Sunday, 31 January.

The plan: Phase One of the vaccine will be delivered using three platforms, which includes work-based programmes, mobile teams and vaccination centres.

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