“We appeal to visitors and residents to keep vaccination on top of their minds. This applies especially to vulnerable family members.”
She called on people to behave responsibly.
“It’s important that sexual responsibility must be observed. Condoms must be used because they are also freely available. Do not be carried away and forget to be safe.
“Non-pharmaceutical interventions [against Covid-19] must also be observed all the time.”
So far the province has vaccinated about 2.7-million people, the MEC said.
Asked about vaccine hesitancy, Simelane said about 20,000 health workers were not inoculated yet. “We can’t force them. We can only appeal and make them understand the importance of vaccinating.”