President Akufo-Addo will deliver a speech about covid 19 to the nation on the management of the coronavirus pandemic in Ghana at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2021.
Since Ghana’s first two cases were reported in March 2020, this will be his 25th national address on the matter.
Following the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines in Ghana, President Akufo-Addo delivered his 24th address to the country, focusing on Ghana’s improved response to the Coronavirus pandemic while also dismissing anti-vaccine conspiracy theories.
The President declared the formation of a committee to devise a concrete strategy for vaccine production and marketing in that address on Sunday, February 28, 2021.
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According to the Ghana Health Service, close to 900,000 people have been vaccinated against the virus.
In tonight’s speech, however, the President is expected to update the nation on plans to procure more vaccines in order to meet the government’s goal of vaccinating 20 million Ghanaians.
Meanwhile, it’s unclear if the President will relax any of the COVID-19-imposed limits.
There is currently a limit on the number of people who may attend a funeral in the country.
Cinemas have also been closed for almost a year.