According to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, 1.1-million South Africans will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of March.
Mkhize briefed the National Council of Provinces on South Africa’s vaccine rollout strategy.
He continued to say that the second phase of the vaccine rollout could take up to six months to complete.
The minister says it will include frontline workers and people with co-morbidities.
Meanwhile, the Health Department reported 144 more COVID-19 related deaths, taking SA’s deaths toll to 49,667.
A total of 1,676 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.