Staff and students from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) will also receive the COVID-19 vaccine as the university opened a vaccination centre on Monday, June 7.
Becoming the country’s first tertiary institution to initiate something like this, the COVID-19 vaccines will be administered at the university’s Bellville campus.
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As reported by EWN, spokesperson Lauren Kansley, indicated that the vaccination centre has been approved by the Western Cape Department of Health. According to Kansley, the centre will cater for up to 40,000 staff and students and they will be able to vaccinate roughly 500 people per day.
Meanwhile, Stellenbosch University has moved all it’s classes online as 36 cases of COVID-19 was detected among students last week, News 24 reports.