Tue. Oct 19th, 2021

COVID-19: 2nd phase of vaccination begins on May 19 – Akufo-Addo

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced that the country will commence the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

President Akufo-Addo said this in his 25th national address on the management of the pandemic in the country.

According to him, the exercise will take place in 43 districts.

President Akufo-Addo added that the Ghana Health Service will provide more information on the vaccination in the coming week.

“I am happy to announce that beginning Wednesday, May 19  to Wednesday 26 May, the deployment of the second dose of vaccines will take place across the designated vaccination centres in the 43 districts approximately 12 weeks after the first jab as the science prescribes. More details of the deployment will be communicated by the Ghana Health Service in the coming week.”

Earlier, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) had indicated that the vaccines will be administered to individuals who are due for their second jabs.


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