Ghana Hit By 3rd Wave - Akufo-Addo Confirms In 26th COVID-19 Address

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has confirmed that Ghana has been hit by a third wave of COVID-19.

In his 26th address to the nation, Sunday, the President said "as per data available from the Ghana Health Service, it appears that unfortunately, our nation like many others is experiencing a third wave of covid infections…largely driven by the Delta variant of the virus, which, according to the World Health Organisation, has increased transmissibility rates, and, in our case in Ghana, has led, in recent weeks, to a rise in hospitalization and ICU bed uptakes, and, tragically, deaths,”.

“Government is also in the process of procuring 17 million single doses per person Johnson & Johnson vaccines, through the African Medicine Supply Platform, in this quarter,” he added.

According to the President as of Friday 23rd, July 2021, active cases stood at 4521 with 823 deaths.

Listen to him in the video below