According to the reports, Ghana has gotten its first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Covax, UNICEF and the World Health Organization have announced.
In a joint statement with the WHO, “We are pleased that Ghana has become the first country to receive the COVID-19 vaccines from the Covax facility,” UNICEF, which organized the shipment from Mumbai.
The first people to receive the Covid-19 vaccine is Ghana frontline workers.
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore added, “In the days ahead, frontline workers will begin to receive vaccines.
“The next phase in the fight against this virus can begin, the ramping up of the largest immunization campaign in history.”
So far, Ghana has recorded 80,759 coronavirus cases and 582 deaths since the start of the pandemic.