President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the introduction of the Vooma Weekend vaccination campaign in the hopes of getting 16 million people vaccinated by the end of the year. It will start tomorrow.

Sites across the country will be opened from tomorrow to vaccinate as many people as possible.

President Ramaphosa made the announcement during his address to the nation.

Ramaphosa says he and Deputy President David Mabuza will be visiting sites this weekend to promote the vaccination campaign.

We have decided to upscale our vaccination campaign by launching the Vooma Weekend vaccination campaign. The Vooma vaccination campaign will be a countrywide drive, to encourage our people, as many as possible, to get vaccinated.”

The President says government has realised that getting to vaccine sites on weekdays can be difficult for many people.

“Those who cannot make it to vaccinate during the week should take up this opportunity,” the President added.

President’s address to the nation: