Just in a few hours, it was reported that South Africa just received first batch of COVID-19 vaccine.
The 1 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses produced by the Serum Institute of India are expected to be used to inoculate frontline healthcare workers, starting mid-February.
An Emirates flight carrying the jabs touched down at the OR Tambo International Airport in rainy conditions on Monday afternoon.
Ghana is yet to receive her first batch of vaccine, which might be tomorrow.
President Cyril Rampahosa inspected the shipment before trucks hauled it away to the laboratories of the country’s medicines regulator where the vaccines will undergo further efficacy tests before being deployed.