Ghana To Begin Administering 2nd Astrazeneca Shot On Tuesday

The Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate has announced that the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine will commence on August 31, 2021, to September 4, 2021, across all the 29 Districts in the Greater Accra Region.

Members of the general public who are eligible to partake in this exercise are people above 18 years who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine between March 10, 2021, and March 29, 2021.

"The general public is advised to bring along a valid national ID card and their COVID-19 Vaccination Card for the exercise," a statement issued by the Directorate said.

"The Regional Health Directorate would like to urge all eligible persons to fully participate in the exercise.

"The general public is also encouraged to adhere to all the COVID-19 safety protocols, especially the appropriate wearing of face masks and strict social distancing measures, whilst at the vaccination centres".