By Ireen Mulenga
Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the Covid-19 Vaccine will not be Mandatory when it gets into the country .
Mr Chanda said that Zambia is making progress in procuring the Covid-19 Vaccines.
He said a steady progress has been made and it will be optional to those willing will to be given the Vaccine.
Mr Chanda said the covid-19 cases had now reduced than before.
He said Zambia used to record 800 to 900 cases per day but now it has reduced to 100 in a day
And Health expect Dr Isaac Sakala said has warned the country to take extra care by following the Health guidelines put in place by Health authority.
He also said that patient has the right to refuse to medicine even at the last point of death.
Zambian’s Covid-19 cases is now nearing to 90 000 out of the 1 million tests conducted from March 2020 when the virus was detected.