Nurse Zoliswa Gigi-Dyosi becomes the first person in South Africa to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Cape Town nurse, Zoliswa Gigi-Dyosi has taken the Covid-19 vaccine making her the first South African.

Eartlier today, President Cyril Ramaphosa joins the first set of health care workers to receive the vaccine.

Cyril shared a photo of himself receiving the vaccine and a video of other persons receiving the vaccine has gone viral on social media.

Well, Zoliswa was part of a group of 16 healthcare workers in different roles who received the vaccine and will be kept under observation.

80 000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine arrived in South Africa and a further 500 000 are expected in the next four weeks.

She got the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine which was administered at the Khayelitsha Hospital.

She is a registered nurse and midwife. She is used to giving injections and is familiar with the process, she said that she did feel a small amount of pain.

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