Over 200,000 persons have had first dose of COVID-19 vaccination

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye has revealed that over 200,000 persons have had first dose of vaccination.

The vaccination exercise took off on Tuesday, March 2 in the Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan areas, where a lockdown was imposed last year in the peak of the infections.

President Akufo-Addo was the first to have taken the vaccine in the country.

Speaking at a press briefing at Peduase Lodge on Monday March 8, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said also said that the daily COVID-19 admissions have declined from 270 to about 150 cases in Greater Accra Region.

With the KIA updates as of 8th March 2021, he said a total of 1,260 cases recorded among international arrivals at the Kotoka International Airport

“Majority are non Ghanaian citizens (729 or 57.9%), Males 785 (62.3%) and Females 475 (37.7%) Total tested 185,406, Cumulative Positivity is 0.68%,” he said.

By Laud Nartey|3news.com|Ghana

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