COVID-19: Vaccines to be administered in 43 Epi-Centres – Akufo-Addo announces

COVID-19: Vaccines to be administered in 43 Epi-Centres – Akufo-Addo announces

- President Akufo-Addo has stated that 43 areas have been earmarked to receive the vaccines

- He stated that a particular group of people within these areas identified to be hotpots of the infection would receive the vaccination

- Akufo-Addo stated that three regions with the highest infection rate will start the vaccination programme on Monday, March 1, 2021

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The first batch of the COVID-19 vaccines arrived on Thurday, February 22, 2021 and would be distributed to the various health centres on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

COVID-19: Vaccines to be administered In 43 Epi-Centres – Akufo-Addo announces

In the president's 24th address to the nation on the COVID-19 measures put in place, President Akufo-Addo stated that 43 areas have been earmarked to receive the vaccines.

COVID-19: Vaccines to be administered in 43 Epi-Centres – Akufo-Addo announces
COVID-19: Vaccines to be administered in 43 Epi-Centres – Akufo-Addo announces
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In his a televised broadcast, the president announce that a particular group of people within these areas identified to be hotpots of the infection would receive the vaccination.

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Akufo-Addo stated that three regions with the highest infection rate will start the vaccination programme on Monday, March 1, 2021.

“It will be conducted in 43 districts, which are the epi-centres of the pandemic in the country,” President Akufo-Addo elaborated in his 24th update on measures taken to contain the pathogen.

Meanwhile, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that he together with his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo would be taking the COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, March 1, 2021.

In a televised address to the nation, he added that the vice-president, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia and his wife, Samira Bawumia would also take the COVID-19 vaccine jab publicly.

Akufo-Addo added that some important government officials would also take the jab.

This he said would encourage the general public to go all out and take the vaccine jab without fear.

In other news, the Chief Executive Officer of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Delese Mimi Darko said Ghana is on the verge of manufacturing her own COVID-19 vaccine.

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The country has so far recorded over 80,000 cases of the deadly coronavirus with over 500 deaths.

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