COVID-19 Vaccination Will Soon Be Made Compulsory – Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has served a notice to the general public that vaccination against the Covid-19 pandemic will soon be made compulsory for all citizens. This the institution has said is an effort to meet a set target of attaining nationwide immunity next year.

This piece of news was announced the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye in Accra. “Yes, I am sure that with time we will get there and it is something that we have to [do] to bring this pandemic under control and we need to ensure that almost everybody is protected. And if it comes to that I think we will not hesitate to recommend that”.

“We have companies in this country that have mandated that if you have not vaccinated, you can’t come to work,… we have to bring the virus under control, we need to ensure that everybody is protected,” Dr Kuma-Aboagye said.

The Government had earlier projected to vaccinate about 20 million Ghanaians nationwide in December in a mission to vaccinate the entire country, however only 3,493,688 Ghanaians had been vaccinated across the country so far.

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