The Western Cape government says it has brought online 10 additional sites, as it continues with phase 2 of its vaccination programme.
Premier Alan Winde said this on Tuesday.
“On Monday, phase 2 was launched with eight sites, of which two were dedicated to vaccinating healthcare workers only and 6 were dedicated to vaccinating both healthcare workers and those 60 years old and older.
“Yesterday we brought online an additional 10 sites which are dedicated to those who are 60 years and older,” said Winde.
The additional sites include: Gugulethu Community Health Clinic, Hanover Park Community Day Centre, Cross Roads Community Health Clinic, Dr Abdurahman Community Day Centre, Inzame Zabantu Community Day Centre, Heideveld Community Health Clinic, Mitchells plain Community Health Clinic, Nyanga Community Day Centre, Gugulethu Clinic and Eerste River Clinic.
The first list of vaccination sites included: Brooklyn Chest Hospital, Helderberg Hospital, Mitchells Plain Hospital, Khayelitsha Hospital, Karl Bremer Hospital, Brackenfell Clinic and Albow Gardens Clinic.
Meanwhile, Winde said a total of 95 648 vaccines had been administered in the Western Cape as of 17:00 on May 18.
2/2 By 5pm on 18 May 2021,
95 648 vaccines had been administered in the Western Cape.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) May 19, 2021
Here is an update on the coronavirus and vaccines
Total confirmed number of people ever infected with COVID-19: 290 677
Total: recoveries 275 854
Total deaths: 11 729
Total active cases (currently infected patients): 3 094
Tests conducted: 1 592 614
Hospitalisations: 764, of which 176 are in high care or ICU
Total vaccines administered: 95 648