'We are still on course to receive first batch of vaccines by end of January' - Mkhize

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
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The story: South Africa is still on course to receive the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of January, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize says.

First batch: "We expect the first batch of vaccines before the last day of the month, they will give us exact confirmations when it is loaded. Right now what we will say is that we are still on course to have it by the end of January," Mkhize says.

Background: This comes after he announced in the first week of January that South Africa will receive one million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India.

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