The Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye has disclosed that the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected at the borders of the country.

Speaking at a launch of December as Covid-19 month, Dr Aboagye said the virus was detected in persons travelling from Nigeria and South Africa into the country.

Also at the event, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Health Minister said his Ministry has activated its mandatory protocols and advised on adherence.

The detection of the virus in the country has called for the conversation on how to avert a fourth wave of Covid-19 on PM Express.

In view of that, JoyNews’ Evans Mensah hosted Director of Health Promotion and Leader of Covid-19 Risk Communication at Ghana Health Service, Dr Aboagye Dacosta, Immunologist, West African Centre for cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens at University of Ghana, Dr Yaw Bediako, President of Ghana Hotels Association,Dr Edward Ackah-Nyamike and Head of Communications of GPRTU, Abass Imoro.



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