Ghana has become the primary beneficiary of COVID-19 immunization portions circulated by COVAX, a worldwide antibody sharing activity.
Ghana took conveyance of 600,000 dosages of AstraZeneca COVID-19 antibody made by the Serum Institute of India.
Key government and wellbeing authorities just as ambassadors were at the Kotoka International Airport to get the antibodies.
A plane conveying 600,000 dosages of the AstraZeneca/Oxford immunization arrived in Accra, not long before 8 am on Wednesday.
UNICEF said in a statement to mark the occasion that : “After a year of disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with more than 80,700 Ghanaians getting infected with the virus and over 580 lost lives, the path to recovery for the people of Ghana can finally begin.”
“This is a momentous occasion, as the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccines into Ghana is critical in bringing the pandemic to an end. The only way out of this crisis is to ensure that vaccinations are available for all.”
“This is an unprecedented global effort to make sure all citizens have access to vaccines,” UNICEF noted.
The recently shown up immunizations will be sent to assigned wellbeing offices from March 2.
A comparative fragmented populace in the Greater Accra, Kumasi Metro and Obuasi district will likewise be covered, as indicated by an assertion from the Information Ministry.
The zones reserved for the underlying antibody rollout are the Greater Accra Metro remembering Awutu Senya and Awutu Senya East for the Central Region.