Covid-19 vaccine: DA threatens Ramaphosa to detail govt's full rollout plan within 7 days

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DA leader John Steenhuisen.
DA leader John Steenhuisen.
Felix Dlangamandala

The story: DA leader John Steenhuisen has given President Cyril Ramaphosa seven days to outline the government's plan for a vaccine rollout, or face court action. 

In quotes: "No more double speak and spin. We will need to know, in full detail, where our shipments of vaccines are coming from, how many doses will be in each shipment and when they will arrive. All of this will have to add up to the numbers government has been passing around," Steenhuisen said.

The details: Steenhuisen said this during his own national address where he questioned the government's "illusive" strategy on the vaccine rollout. Steenhuisen said the DA would need absolute clarity from the government on how it intended to manage the vaccination programme.

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