Vaccinating 40m individuals might price as much as R24bn

It might price South Africa between R20 billion and R24 billion ($1.three billion to $1.6 billion) to vaccinate round 40 million individuals in opposition to Covid-19, Nationwide Treasury Director-Normal Dondo Mogajane stated on Wednesday.

Mogajane warned that this was simply an estimate. He declined to say how a lot the Treasury would allocate to vaccine procurement within the 2021 finances due subsequent month, including the “numbers are nonetheless smooth”.

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