Vaccine rollout: Govt’s list of priority persons

President Akufo-Addo has unveiled the strategy for the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the country.

The President made the announcement in his 24th national address since the outbreak of the virus in the country.

Below is the list of priority persons

Group 1 

Persons most at risk and frontline State officials

Healthcare workers

Frontline security personnel

Persons with underlying medical conditions

Persons 60 years and above

Frontline members of the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary

Group 2

Other essential service providers and the rest of the security agencies

Water and electricity supply services

Teachers and students

Supply and distribution of fuels

Farmers and food value chain

Telecommunications services

Air traffic and civil aviation control services

Meteorological services

Air transport services

Waste management services


Public and private commercial transport services

Police Service

Armed Forces

Prisons Service

Immigration Service

National Fire Service

CEPS Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority

Other members of the Executive, Judiciary, and Legislature

Group 3

Consists of the rest of the public, that is all persons over 18 years, except for pregnant women.

Group 4

This final group will include pregnant mothers and persons under the age of 18, and they will be vaccinated when an appropriate vaccine, hopefully, is found, or when enough safety data on the present vaccines are available according to the President.


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