Day 15: Week three ends with over 600,000 Pfizer doses administered so far
On 4 June, the third week of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout came to an end as the third wave of Covid-19 infections took hold. In this week alone, almost 150,000 people received their first Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine dose.
The third week of Covid-19 vaccinations drew to a close with 637,801 people having received their first Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. Of this, 147,121 people were vaccinated between 31 May and 2 June.
Total number of people who had received their first Pfizer dose by the end of 1 June:
- Eastern Cape: 60,310
- Free State: 28,803
- Gauteng: 163,927
- KwaZulu-Natal: 189,176
- Limpopo: 66,284
- Mpumalanga: 21,362
- North West: 35,045
- Northern Cape: 6,322
- Western Cape: 66,572
By the end of 1 June, there were 954,546 healthcare workers registered to be vaccinated during Phase 1B and another 2.2-million people aged over 60 registered for Phase 2.
- Eastern Cape: 442,252
- Free State: 127,795
- Gauteng: 772,691
- KwaZulu-Natal: 602,907
- Limpopo: 387,792
- Mpumalanga: 146,408
- North West: 177,261
- Northern Cape: 43,723
- Western Cape: 486,570
The National Department of Health published an updated list of all active vaccination sites in the country. Find it here.
During a briefing on 4 June, the Gauteng department of health said it has vaccinated 149,077 residents over 60. Of this, 488,264 have registered. The province has 1.3-million residents who are over 60.
It has vaccinated 17,703 residents at 99 old age homes.
It has 103 active vaccination sites — 63 are public sites and 40 are private sites. It said it encourages registration but will accommodate walk-ins. DM/MC.
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