Ghanaians will this evening [Sunday, February 28, 2021] be updated once again on the government’s response measures in tackling the Coronavirus pandemic.
This is going be the 24th time, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addresses the nation since the outbreak was recorded in the country.
Scheduled for 8 pm, the address will be broadcast live on all major television networks including 97.3 Citi FM and Citi TV.
Top of tonight’s update is expected to be Ghana’s COVID-19 vaccination programme following the arrival of 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made by the Serum Institute of India and distributed by COVAX, a global vaccine sharing initiative.
In the Ghana Health Service’s last data on Coronavirus figures, six more persons have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ghana.
This brought the death toll to 594.
The country recorded 455 new cases making the case count of active cases 5,419.
The Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western, Eastern and Central Regions continue to lead with the highest rate of infections.
Ghana has recorded a total of 82, 586 cases with 76,573 recoveries since mid-March 2020.
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