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A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccination.
A nurse prepares a Covid-19 vaccination.
Sharon Seretlo

Some private school teachers in Pietermaritzburg and the KZN Midlands are concerned they will not get their Covid-19 vaccines before the government’s target date of July 8.

The news comes as teachers in eThekwini, Pinetown, Umlazi and the uMkhanyakude districts have been told they will not be able to get vaccinated this week as scheduled due to a lack of vaccines.

Muzi Mahlambi, the head of communications at the KZN Department of Education, announced yesterday that they we still processing the newly-acquired doses from the Health Department (DoH).

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