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MEC Madoda Sambatha urges eligible individuals to register for vaccinations

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MEC Madoda Sambatha urges eligible individuals to register for vaccinations

The MEC for Health in the Northwest Province, Madoda Sambatha urges the next category of 35 years and older to stop having the opportunity and register in the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS) as of July 15, 2021 .

“The EVDS will open for the youngest population in our country as of July 15, 2021, therefore, we urge our people over 35 to respond positively to this wake-up call and register in their numbers to be vaccinated in our province. We hope that this category will start receiving the vaccine from August 1, 2021, “said MEC Madoda Sambatha

The introduction of the new category of eligible vaccines is part of the government’s efforts to accelerate the vaccination implementation program so that the vaccine can reach the majority of the population and more people can be protected from the devastating impact of COVID-19. virus.

“This opportunity to register the next category of our people comes at a time when our province is experiencing a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases, therefore we cannot overstate the importance of registration for the vaccine and, as the province we are heading to, is just over 1.5 million eligible people, “concluded Sambatha.

Communities are urged to remain vigilant and take the necessary measures to protect themselves, their families, friends and neighbors, adhering to non-pharmaceutical measures to break the transmission rate.

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