Ghana will receive its first batch of the COVID-19 vaccines today, Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
The expected consignment will arrive at the Kotoka International Airport at 7:00 am.
This was announced by the Ministry of Information in a press statement issued on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.
“The Government of Ghana will on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of the Coronavirus vaccine at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra,” the statement stated.
The statement added that it will be received by a delegation led by the Minister of Health-designate, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu.
“The Minister for Health-designate, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu (MP) will lead a government delegation to receive the vaccine at 7:00 am.”
The statement further added that a brief ceremony will be televised on Ghana Television (GTV) and also on the Ministry of Information’s Facebook page.
Ghana has approved the AstraZeneca and Sputnik V vaccines for use in Ghana.