Dr Ashley Bloomfield: 16k expected for mass vaccination event

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 29 Jul 2021, 10:01AM
Director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. (Photo / File)
Director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. (Photo / File)

Dr Ashley Bloomfield: 16k expected for mass vaccination event

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 29 Jul 2021, 10:01AM

We are officially into the final and biggest stage of the Covid vaccine rollout.

The Government yesterday announced the first segment of people in Group Four were able to get their jab, alongside launching the online booking system.

GPs around the country say the Government's credibility is now on the line as to whether it ramps it, considering we are barely through Group Three.

Director General of Health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield told Mike Hosking he expects 16,000 to turn up to the Manukau mass vaccination event this weekend.

“Probably because it was the winter semester break, there wasn’t the take up we initially thought, so we extended the invitations more widely.”

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