The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has so far vaccinated 12,637,542 people since the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme started on 2 March 2021.
An update on the GHS dashboard shows that as at 28 February 2022, 4,867, 214 persons representing 24.3 percent have been fully vaccinated.
The data also suggest 8,793,591 persons representing 44 percent have so far received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Below is a breakdown of the vaccines administered so far.
WHO announces second hub for training countries to make COVID vaccines
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday it has set up a hub in South Korea to train low- and middle-income countries to produce their own vaccines and therapies, and is expanding its COVID-19 vaccine project to a further five nations.
The new hub outside Seoul will provide workforce training to all countries wishing to produce products such as vaccines, insulin, monoclonal antibodies, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a press briefing.
The WHO also said five more countries – Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Serbia and Vietnam – will receive support from its mRNA technology transfer hub in South Africa.
On Wednesday, Tedros said that so far 20 countries had expressed interest in getting training on developing an mRNA vaccine by the South African hub.