Government to take delivery of over 1.2 million Moderna vaccines on September 4

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Government is expected to take delivery of 1,229,620 Moderna Vaccines on Saturday, 4th September 2021.

According to the Ministry of Information, an additional 1.3 million Pfizer vaccines are also expected in Ghana by the end of this month (September).

A few weeks ago, the country took delivery of some 249,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the UK Government to support the vaccination drive.

A section of the population was recently vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which arrived in the country last month under the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust initiative.

A total of 177,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine were administered to those who had not been vaccinated in COVID-19 hotspots in the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions.

Before the latest round of vaccinations with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 405,971 people had received both doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines whilst 865,422 had received one dose.

Ghana is currently vaccinating citizens who are due to receive their second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines.

 

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