The Western Cape’s Health Department has kicked off the Spring Jabsb4jol COVID-19 vaccination rollout campaign at Rands, a well-known entertainment venue in Khayelitsha in Cape Town on Wednesday, September 1.
The province’s Health Minister, Nomafrench Mbombo says young adults that are eligible to be vaccinated should come forward and not be disillusioned and believe that they won’t contract the virus.
“That’s why I encourage people, that message that says when I am young I won’t die if I got COVID, newsflash you will end up being the hub for the mutation of the virus,” Mbombo said.
Earlier today, The Western Cape Minister of Health, Dr @nomafrench launched the #JabsB4Jol campaign at a pop-up vaccination site at Rands Cape Town, a popular entertainment venue in Khayelitsha. pic.twitter.com/MnO4ry9eV5
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) September 1, 2021
Close to 200 people were vaccinated during the drive and according to the province’s latest report on COVID-19, 32 152 active infections, 495 849 confirmed cases and 445 292 recoveries were reported since Wednesday, September 1.
Western Cape Premier Alan Winde added that the latest report indicated that new cases, hospitalisations and deaths are now all showing consistent declines, pointing to the province having exited its third wave peak.
Picture: Twitter/ Alan Winde