The Paramount King of the Ga State in the Greater Accra Region, His Royal Majesty, King Tackie Teiko Tsuru Il has been taken through the intensive health screaming processes to receive the novel Conovirus vaccination.
HRM King Tackie Teiko Tsuru Il lead prominent traditional office holders to receive their first shots of the vaccine at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge on Tuesday morning of March 2, 2021.
The Ga Mantse, some political and religious leaders became the second set of Ghanaians to take the Covid-19 vaccine in the country.
The Former President John Dramani Mahama who doubles as the flag-beaer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and his wife, Mrs Lordina Mahama were vaccinated at the Police Hospital in Accra at 10 am today, Tuesday, 2 March 2021.
On Monday, 1 March 2021, President Nana Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and their wives led by example by becoming the first set of Ghanaians to take the Covid-19 vaccine.
Ghana’s mass vaccination exercise against the coronavirus pandemic began on Tuesday March 2, 2021.
Some 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived in the country last week for the vaccination exercise.
The exercise will take place in 43 districts with high infection rates.
They include 25 in the Greater Accra Region, 16 in the Ashanti Region, and two in the Central Region.
The first batch of people to be vaccinated includes healthcare workers, frontline security personnel, persons with underlying medical conditions, persons 60 years and above, and frontline members of the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary.