COVID-19 vaccine registration for people over 50 years of age will open on 1 July, and the vaccination rollout will start on 15 July.
The Health Department made the announcement on Friday.
Meanwhile, a total of 16,078 new COVID-19 infections have been reported in the last 24-hours. Gauteng accounts for just over 9,500 of them.
A total of 148 more deaths takes South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll to 59,406.
There have been recommendations for a stricter lockdown from several quarters, including the South African Medical Association.