Distribution Of COVID-19 Vaccines Will Begin Next Week – Dr. Nsiah-Asare


Distribution Of COVID-19 Vaccines Will Begin Next Week – Dr. Nsiah-Asare

Deployment of the newly imported COVID-19 vaccines doses is expected to begin next week.

This was the indication made by the Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare.

600,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India arrived in the country yesterday, February 24, 2021.

Read Also: Unbelievable: Joint 77 Says He Doesn’t Know Shatta Wale

Dr. Nsiah in a television interview said persons with underlying conditions, health workers and relevant service providers, will be part of the category of persons, who will be given doses of the vaccines.

READ ALSO:  Bill Asamoah Finally Speaks on Allegedly snatching Akete from Beyou

“The deployment [of vaccines] will take place next week. We have segmented the country by populations, and this is according to what the Ghana Health Service has done” he said.

Read Also: Slå¥ Qu££n Begs Client To Let Her Go After Ch0pping Her 5 Hours Non-stop ( Watch Video)

Dr. Nsiah also said health workers will be part of the group of persons who will given the vaccine because, they are frontline workers.

READ ALSO:  Afia Schwar Jubilates Over Akuapem Poloo's Jaìl Sentence

He also underscored fears over the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine, despite South Africa’s decision to put its rollout on hold, after a study showed poor results against the country’s new COVID-19 variant.

Read Also: Shatta Wale Releases Di$$ Song+Video For Samini

Dr. Nsiah said the predominant variant that was recognized in South-Africa, is similar to that of the UK variant which is very susceptible to the AstraZeneca vaccine.

He made it clear that due to this emergence, Ghanaians will not encounter the problems faced by the South-Africans.

READ ALSO:  “Until You Sack Wontumi, You Can Never Fight Galamsey” – Captain Smart to Akufo-Addo

The AstraZeneca vaccines will be deployed to designated health facilities from March 2, 2021.

Read Also: Afia Schwar Proves With throwback photos her claims that she was an air hostess, M0cks Gucci again

The areas earmarked for the initial vaccine rollout are the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area including Awutu Senya and Awutu Senya East in the Central Region.

A similar segmented population in the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan and Obuasi municipality will also be covered, according to a statement delivered by the Ministry Of Information.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here