President Nana Akufo-Addo takes the first vaccine President Nana Akufo Addo is set to honour his promise of being the first recipient of
the Coronavirus vaccine acquired by the government to propel measures in the
fight against the global pandemic.
As part of his address on Sunday, February 28, 2021,
President Nana Akufo-Addo noted that he would lead by example to take
the shot to allay the fears and scepticism by Ghanaians toward the vaccine.
In the company of the first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo,
Ghana’s first couple is taking the first jab of the
President Nana Akufo-Addo takes first vaccine coronavirus vaccine, the AstraZeneca at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
Ghana acquired 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from India on
Wednesday, February 24, becoming the first African country to do so.
The roll-out of the vaccination will be conducted in forty-three (43) districts, which are the epicentres of the
pandemic in the country. They are twenty-five (25) in Greater Accra, sixteen (16) in Ashanti
and two (2) in the Central Region.
Designated persons to take the vaccine will begin the exercise on Tuesday, March 2.