(Last Updated on March 16, 2021 by GERALD NCUBE)
HARARE – Vice President and Health Minister Constantino Chiwenga said the government is now going to intensify the rolling out of the vaccination plan following the arrival of the second consignment of the Covid-19 vaccine.
“We are going to intensify our roll-out plan for the vaccination. We are now going into the second phase with vigour. For example, the teachers, so that the education system continues in full throttle in this country. So the teachers, Your Excellency are now coming next to be vaccinated so that there is no problem in our education system,” Chiwenga said.
Chiwenga said members of the judiciary, law enforcement agencies will also be included while adding that Heads of various denominations will be free to take up the vaccine.
Zimbabwe today received the second batch of the donated Sinopharm vaccine together with the first consignment of the procured Sinovac vaccine.
The country is targeting to vaccinate 10 million people to achieve herd immunity.