South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has yet again demonstrated his efforts in fighting coronavirus by taking the Covid-19 vaccine.
Ramaphosa took the vaccine on Wednesday and called upon leaders in various sectors and parts of the country to lead by example and get the vaccine publicly.
“We have called on leaders in various sectors and parts of the country to lead by example and get inoculated publicly. We will therefore witness some Premiers, MECs, and leaders from civil society, religious formations, and traditional leadership being vaccinated in all provinces,” Ramaphosa said.
He said that through the vaccination programme, his government aims to achieve population immunity to save lives and protect livelihoods.
“To demonstrate our confidence in this vaccine and help allay any fears that people may have, the Minister of Health and I will join the first health care workers to receive the vaccine in Khayelitsha.”