9 November 2021 Media Release: Hands-on deck for festive season

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Media Release: Hands-on deck for the festive season

 For Immediate Release
9 November 2021

All hands are on deck to get as many people as possible vaccinated before the start of the festive season. If the majority of us are vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines by December, we will have a much safer summer. Vaccination is the best way of saving ourselves from illness, death and ongoing disruptions of our lives and work.  Vaccination teams in the Garden Route District has to date administered 326 063 vaccinations.

“We have a long way to go to reach our two targets, i.e. fully vaccinating 85% of those above the age of 50 years and 65% or the total Garden Route population between the ages 18 and 49 with at least one dose. We stand at 63% and 38% respectively”, said District Director Mr Zee Brickles.

Vooma Weekend vaccinations will again take place this weekend. The sites below will be operational as indicated. Registration can be done at the site. It is quick, free and easy.

COVID-19 stats as of 9 November 2021


Nadia Ferreira
Principal Communications Officer
Garden Route and Central Karoo Districts
Western Cape Government Health
Email: Nadia.Ferreira@westerncape.gov.za
Website: www.westerncape.gov.za