Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni and Asanda Matlare 
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12 May 2021
6:33 pm

Hundreds of thousands registered to get their Covid jabs next week

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni and Asanda Matlare 

At least 300,000 members have registered for Covid-19 vaccination with Discovery.

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize visits the Vaccine Center in the Assembly hall at Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johanneburg, 8 April 2021. Picture: Neil McCartney

Hundreds of thousands of people have registered for vaccinations through the Electronic Vaccine Distribution System (EVDS) as well as various medical aid schemes. This as the government gears up for phase two of its Covid-19 vaccine rollout, which will prioritise those over the age of 60. ALSO READ: Mkhize says SA already in third wave of Covid-19 pandemic - report Medical aid group Discovery said it had registered 300,000 of its members. Discovery Health CEO Dr Ryan Noach said the company was in the process of registering medical scheme members on the tailored Discovery vaccination platform. This process is operating...