Tunatazama - Community Monitors

Soweto elderly people get vaccinated .

Thokozile Mntambo


The phase 2 of vaccination is targeting elderly people over the age of 60 years and health care workers. A target has been set to at least get 5 million elderly people vaccinated.

The department has has discouraged the public platform from visiting the vaccination sites because they have to wait for an SMS. But some have waited and received their first dose of the vaccine. ” Iam very excited that I have vaccinated as a traditional healer my work is very risky ” said mom Lettisa nkuna local traditional healer.

The electronic site has delayed many vulnerable elderly people , because many are still waiting to be called. others have impatiently insisted to go to the vaccination centres , were they are accepted by the display of their Identity documents.