Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Bloemfontein: Amidst worrying rising COVID-19 infection, today Free State kickstarted the eagerly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine rollout for teachers at Gonyane Primary School in Mangaung; Bloemfontein.

Accompanied by MEC of Education; Tate Makgoe and MEC of Health; Montseng Tsiu, Premier; Sisi Ntombela led a very successful vaccination programme where teachers and staffers came in numbers to get vaccinated.

The third wave of COVID-19 is being met with the utmost aggression by both the Health and Education departments in the province.

The premier emphasised the importance of adhering to COVID-19 protocols to fight the war against the Coronavirus.

“Our hope is that all the measures put in place, as well as our behaviour, will help us bring the high infections down. We are still striving for a COVID-19 free province, and I believe we can achieve it, if we all play an active role in realising this dream.” she said.