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President Nana Akufo-Addo takes first vaccine

President Nana Akufo-Addo takes first vaccine

 

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.

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