Covid-19 Vaccine to arrive in Ghana in mid-February and early March – Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu
The Minister designate for the ministry of health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu has revealed the stipulated time within which the Covid-19 vaccine may arrive in Ghana.
Responding to a question during his vetting in Parliament today, the minister designate Hon. Agyemang Manu said that the Covid-19 vaccine is expected to arrive in the country in mid-February and early March.
When questioned about the exact day on which the vaccines for the deadly Covid-19 will arrive in the country, the minister designate said that there is no fixed day on which the vaccine will arrive in the country.
According to Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu who is leading the team which is working for Ghana to access the Covid-19 vaccine, the vaccines can arrive in the between any day of the stipulated days.
“The indication that we have, those of us that are working in trying to bring in the vaccines is between mid-February and early March. As for a specific date that we are getting any vaccine, we still do not have any indication.” The health minister designate said.
He further explained that, the President has been talking to top Officials of UNICEF, GAVI among others but none of the above organisations stated a specific date on which the vaccines are due to arrive in the country.
Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu said;
“Despite the President’s efforts, talking to top people in GAVI, UNICEF, government bilateral level, diplomatic high levels there is not a single indication of a date”.
SOURCE : Talkingdrum.com.gh