Covid-19: Mkhize cracks whip ahead of Phase 2 vaccinations

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Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize addresses a media briefing on the coronavirus.
Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize addresses a media briefing on the coronavirus.
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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has called on health department bosses in all provinces to ramp up efforts ahead of Phase 2 of the Covid-19 vaccination rollout programme on Monday.

In a letter sent to health MECs in all provinces, that News24 has seen, Mkhize said they had to refine plans for Monday.

He said:

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