Teachers, cleaners and all other support staff at public schools around the country are set to soon get the COVID-19 vaccine, with KZN already gearing up for the process.
Employers and employees of the Department of Basic Education will finally be vaccinated against COVID-19. The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is busy preparing for the upcoming vaccination of teachers in the province through the opening of a further 21 vaccination sites.
Premier of the province, Sihle Zikalala addressed the media on Sunday, 6 June 2021, confirming that his province is awaiting 110 400 Johnson & Johnson vaccines. He was quoted as saying, “We already have a database for these educators, which should make their vaccination easier.”
Zikalala was sure to inform educators and media on how the process would be carried out, stating, “Educators will be guided by management in their respective districts and circuits, regarding which sites to go to, in order to be vaccinated.” The premier also addressed the rising cases in schools.
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[Read] KwaZulu-Natal will this week open a further 21 new #COVID19 vaccination sites to accommodate teachers, who will be vaccinated from Wednesday, 09 June 2021 @kzngov @sziks https://t.co/GunQddf9Oz pic.twitter.com/96TzfbjNcU
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