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COVID-19: 8 out of 16 infected persons recover – Report

Click to read all about coranavirus → Eight out of the 16 coronavirus infected persons in the country have recovered. This is according to statistics from worldometer. Worldometer is an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide […]

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Coronavirus: Ghana records 16 cases in 9 days

Ghana has recorded five (5) new confirmed cases of the fast-spreading Coronavirus pandemic, making a total of 16 cases in all. All 5 cases were confirmed on the 19th March 2020 from the Greater Accra Region, according to information on government’s official COVID-19 update page; ghanahealthservice.org Details on the ghana health service page indicate that the […]

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Akufo-Addo Meets To Strategise How To Produce Sanitizers And Medicines In Ghana For Coronavirus

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday afternoon met with captains of industry to work on how to locally produce materials including sanitizers and medicines as part of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in Ghana. At the meeting, the captains of industry requested among other things, a tax waiver to enable them to be able […]

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Covid-19: Set up isolation centres in all regions – Mahama advises gov’t

Former President John Mahama has called on government to set up isolation centres in the various regions across the country in order to control the spread of coronavirus in Ghana. According to him, with his experience in helping other countries deal with Ebola during the outbreak in 2014, it is not ideal to transport cases […]

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Coronavirus: Why close down churches but leave nightclubs open? – President questioned

Some Ghanaians are wondering why the President has banned church gatherings for the next four weeks, but has said that nightclubs and other businesses can go on and operate in spite of the coronavirus. Last night, as part of drastic measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, […]

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ICGC suspends baptism over coronavirus

The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) has announced measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 at its various assemblies in Ghana. A circular issued by the General Secretary, Reverend Morris Appiah, to all pastors provided some guidelines and a short video to be played at all churches “to educate your congregation on the disease”. Among […]

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Nana Commends COTVET

President Akufo-Addo with Ghana Tailors and Dressmakers Associationafter a meeting at the Jubilee House in Accra. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed delight in the collaboration between the Council for Technical and Vocational Education Training (COTVET) and the various artisanal groups in the country. Of particular interest to him is the Ghana Tailors and […]

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Coronavirus hit Ghana before Akufo-Addo announced $100m funding – Report

Details have emerged that a senior official at the Norwegian Embassy in Ghana, and a Ghanaian who recently returned from Turkey were diagnosed with the COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 12 at a hospital in Accra. Checks by www.ghanaweb.com indicate that the two patients were confirmed before President Akufo-Addo’s emergency address on government’s allocated funding for […]

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COVID-19: Ban citizens of affected countries from entering Ghana – Ayariga

The founder and leader of the All People’s Congress (APC), Dr Hassan Ayariga has called on the government to ban citizens of all countries that have recorded cases of coronavirus from entering the country. More than 5,000 people globally have died from COVID-19, while more than 136,000 infections have been confirmed in dozens of countries, […]

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COVID-19: Invest more in research – Yankah to African gov’ts

Professor Kojo Yankah, Founder of the African University College of Communications (AUCC), has asked African governments to invest more into research following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Ghana. Ghana has recorded her first two cases of coronavirus. The cases were confirmed on Thursday, 12 March 2020. They were brought in by two people who […]

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