Network challenges have marred the ongoing AstraZeneca vaccination exercise against the COVID-19 pandemic at some centres in the Kumasi metropolis of the Ashanti Region on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
People were seen stranded at the centres due to network challenges.
Some of the affected centres include Adum Children’s Hospital, Kejetia Anwiam Hospital and KMA Clinic among others.
The Disease Control Officer at the Adum Children’s Hospital, Mr Boakye Yiadom Alex, told the media that they had not vaccinated anybody as of 10 am despite starting at 7 am due to the network problem.
Meanwhile, some eleven more COVID-19 patients died between August 26 and 27, taking the fatality toll to 1,039, the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service have indicated.
Within that period, 482 new cases were confirmed.
The total active caseload is currently 7,151.
Of that number, 55 are in critical condition and 141 severe.
Since mid-March 2020, a total of 119,436 cases have been confirmed.
Out of that, 111,249 have recovered.
Greater Accra Region – 64,174
Ashanti Region – 20,025
Western Region – 6,745
Eastern Region – 5,972
Volta Region – 4,429
Central Region – 4,259
Bono East Region – 2,369
Bono Region – 2,040
Northern Region – 1,704
Upper East Region – 1,360
Ahafo Region – 1,022
Western North Region – 956
Oti Region – 735
Upper West Region – 575
North East Region – 249
Savanna Region – 187