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Ghana to Get COVID-19 Vaccine by March – Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians of government’s readiness to fight COVID-19 by indicating that the country will have access to the COVID-19 vaccine by March 2021.

In his 23rd update on measures taken by his government against the  spread of the disease in the country, Nana Akufo-Addo who was alarmed by the rate of infection said health officials in the country are working tirelessly to procure the vaccine.

“Our aim is to vaccinate the entire population with an initial target of 20 million. The first batch of vaccine will arrive in the country by March [2021],” he said during the broadcast on January 31.

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An alarmed Akufo-Addo further announced that social gatherings such as funerals, parties, weddings have been banned adding that it was important for religious leaders to ensure strict compliance to the COVID-19 protocols when they meet.

64 people, he said have succumbed to the disease in the past 14 days and hence called on all to ensure they adhere to the COVID-19 protocols at all times.

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