The President elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said, the country’s land borders are still closed to human traffic as part of measures against the coronavirus pandemic.
He has also given the assurance that the newly approved emergency vaccines for Covid-19 will be deployed across the country..He says the government is taking steps to access the vaccines.
“Ghana, I assure you, is not going to be left behind in having access to the vaccines,” he assured.
The country has so far recorded 53,954 cases since its outbreak on Thursday, March 12.
The viral disease has no cure.
But there was hope across the world last week when the US began immunisation with the newly developed Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
President Akufo-Addo admitted, in his televised address, that there has been “anxiety related to the safety and efficacy of the newly developed vaccines”.
“Government will ensure that the Covid-19 vaccines to be deployed in the country are effective and are safe,” he stressed.
To this end, the government has put together a team of experts from stakeholder institutions and agencies.
He said the Ministry of Information will in the coming days give more det.