Covid-19: Opening up registrations to younger cohort not a rushed decision, says Kubayi

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Citizens receive a Covid-19 vaccine at Naledi vaccination site in Soweto.
Citizens receive a Covid-19 vaccine at Naledi vaccination site in Soweto.
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The Covid-19 vaccination drive has steadily gained steam, with more than six million people already receiving the jab.  

In his latest address to the nation on Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that from 1 September, people aged 18 to 34 would be eligible to register for vaccinations. 

Currently, they are only open for people aged 35 and above. 

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