TimesLIVE timeslive.co.za 25 Nov, 2021 06:00 am

Will I get a shopping voucher if I get vaccinated?

Citizens aged 50 and above are rewarded with a R100 grocery voucher after taking their jab.

” The department said one of the reasons people were not coming forward to be vaccinated was that they have to pay to get to vaccination sites or may have other associated expenses, even though the vaccination itself is free.Vouchers will only be given to people coming for their first dose, either the J&J vaccine or first dose Pfizer, but will not be issued for the second Pfizer dose,” said the department.Fewer than 6,000 people who are 50 and above are being vaccinated every day, which means that there will be 1.“We want to try to make it as easy as possible for people to get vaccinated,” it said.

“If we can get close to five out of five by the end of the year, we will crush the power of the fourth wave,” it said.8-million elder citizens unvaccinated at the end of the year.

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