President Cyril Ramaphosa says the vaccination rollout is looking good and South Africans should be positive.
The president visited vaccination centres in Tembisa and Midrand on Thursday.
The president hopes his target of vaccinating 300,000 people a day will be achieved soon.
More than seven million people have received the jab so far.
Ramaphosa is encouraging public-private partnerships to help ramp up the programme.
President @CyrilRamaphosa, accompanied by Acting Minister of Health Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane @mmkubayi and Gauteng Premier @David_Makhura, visiting vaccination site at Rabasotho Community Centre in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng to assess progress in South Africa’s vaccination programme. pic.twitter.com/KxLs69Hm1e
— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) July 29, 2021
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