Minister of Information designate, Hon Oppong Nkrumah in a briefing has confirmed the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines arriving in the country.
The Minister made the statement during the Conference and Donor Presentation for the Sustainable Development of Yendi Municipal Hospital on 21 February 2021.
In a statement, he said, “though I have another engagement on our COVID-19 vaccines that are arriving early [Monday] morning.”
In a recall, the government promised of vaccinating atleast 20 million people against the deadly Covid-19 virus in the country.
The Food and Drugs Authority has approved the AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for use in Ghana. The government has also considered Modena, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines
Government officials are expected to publicly be vaccinated to help educate Ghanaians on the important of the vaccine.