The Cabinet has today approved the vaccination of people aged between 18 and 35 from Friday 20 August 2021, and the Limpopo Department of Health has indicated that they are ready to vaccinate this group.
The department has urged the relevant people to register and visit their nearest vaccination site to receive the jab.
“The Department encourages all persons who are 18 years and above to register on the Electronic Vaccination Data System and thereafter visit their nearest vaccination sites to receive their covid-19 vaccine,” said Limpopo Department of Health Spokesperson Neil Shikwambana.
The MEC of Health in Limpopo province Dr. Phophi Ramathuba has urged people between 18 and 34 to visit the vaccination sites including both universities in the province, the University of Venda, and the University of Limpopo.
“We are calling upon anyone who is 18years old and above to visit any of our 37 primary sites, secondary sites including both University of Limpopo and Venda and any of our private sites where they will be vaccinated Anyone who is between 18 and 34 years olds,” said MEC Dr. Phophi Ramathuba.
MEC has also put it in record that anyone who will come with elderly people will not stand in the queue
“People, who will bring along a person who is 60 years and above will not stand on the queue, ” said MEC Ramathuba.