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The coronavirus surges across Africa as vaccine programs flounders

A sudden, sharp rise in coronavirus cases in many parts of Africa could amount to a continental third wave, the World Health...

Coronavirus reaches Mount Everest as climber tests positive

A Norwegian climber has confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 at the base camp on the south side of Mount Everest...
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421 JHS final year girls got pregnant during coronavirus break

At least 421 Junior High School (JHS) girls got pregnant and could not return to school in January after the long COVID-19...

John Magufuli: The cautionary tale of the president who denied coronavirus

The late Tanzanian President John Magufuli was in his element on 24 February while unveiling a massive road project in Dar es...

Kennedy Agyapong rejects free coronavirus vaccines to Ghana

Assin Central lawmaker, Kennedy Agyapong, has said he is against the free supply of coronavirus vaccines to Ghana. He...

Gov’t to receive extra two million coronavirus vaccines by May

Ghana will receive an additional two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility by the end of May, this year.

We are ready for medical waste after coronavirus vaccination – Zoompak assures

Head of Medical Waste Department at Zoompak Ghana Limited, a subsidiary company of Jospong Group of Companies (JGC), Engineer Senam Tengey, has...
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Manchester United borrow £60m to help deal with financial impact of coronavirus

Manchester United have borrowed £60m to help cushion the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. United announced their second-quarter...

Allergies and taking coronavirus vaccine: Here’s what you need to know

Ghana’s programme manager for the Expanded Programme on Immunisation, Dr Kwame Amponsa-Akyianu, has said that allergy considerations are among the procedures involved...
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Nurses face increasing assault from families of coronavirus victims

Nurses at the Federal Medical Centre in the Southwestern city of Owo, Nigeria stopped treating patients after two nurses were badly beaten...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 24th address to the nation on measures to fight coronavirus

Fellow Ghanaians, Good evening, and thank you for welcoming me into your homes once again. You are doing so...
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Check out first person to receive coronavirus vaccine in Ghana

Government is introducing digital applications and call centres for pre-booking of COVID-19 vaccination. Presidential advisor on health, Dr Anthony...

Ghana to receive first consignment of coronavirus vaccines today

The Government of Ghana will today Wednesday, February 24, 2021, receive the first batch of 600,000 AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine at the Kotoka...

Coronavirus: 60 health workers at Savelugu Hospital test positive

Some 60 health workers at the Savelugu Hospital in the Northern Region have tested positive for Covid-19. This follows...

Coronavirus: Swaziland king shares experience

Swaziland's King Mswati III said he had recovered from COVID-19 after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen sent antiviral medication to help him.The small...

Coronavirus: eSwatini king says Taiwanese medication cured him

eSwatini’s King Mswati III says he has recovered from COVID-19 after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen sent antiviral medication to help him.

Coronavirus: Govt officials will publicly take doses of vaccines

The Information Minister-designate has noted that government officials will publicly take doses of the Covid-19 vaccines before the mass vaccination exercise.

Coronavirus: Amanfro Polyclinic to get isolation centre

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfro, Matthew Sylvester Tetteh, is set to cut the sod for the building of...

Coronavirus: 15 students at Tarkwa test positive

A total of 15 students from basic, junior, senior and tertiary institutions in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of the Western Region have tested...

I bought my third jet during coronavirus pandemic – Pastor boasts

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International in Nigeria, Apostle Johnson Suleman, says he bought his third jet during the raging...
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Coronavirus: Ghana records 6 more deaths; active cases now 7,866

The upsurge of the novel coronavirus in Ghana has claimed six more lives bringing the death toll to 561.
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Complications from coronavirus are catastrophic – GMA

Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Titus Beyuo, has stated that the complications from COVID-19 after treatment are...
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Aubameyang investigated for possible coronavirus breach

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, is being investigated by the Premier League club after it appeared he had broken their coronavirus protocols by...

Post-coronavirus: Ken Ofori-Atta flies to US

The Finance Minister-designate, Ken Ofori-Atta, has flown to the United States of America (USA) for post-Covid-19 medical review. A...

Coronavirus: FDA, Cuba discuss production of vaccine

Chief Executive Officer of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), Delese Darko, has met with Pedro Luis Despaigne Gonzalez, the Cuban Ambassador...
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Coronavirus: Ghana records 12 new deaths

Twelve more persons have died from the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana pushing the death toll to 494. The...

Coronavirus: Omane Boamah warns govt over Covax vaccines

A former Communications Minister under the Mahama administration has cautioned the government against solely depending on the Gavi/WHO instituted Covax vaccines for...
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Coronavirus: Ghana engaging Russia, China to get vaccine – Shirley Ayorkor

The Minister-designate for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has revealed that government through her office, has engaged China and...

Coronavirus: Check out the regions to start vaccination

Residents in Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions will be the first to be vaccinated in the country against Covid-19, the Ghana Health...
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Coronavirus: Kennedy Agyapong wades into re-closure of schools

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has called for the re-closure of schools and churches following a rise in Covid-19...
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Coronavirus: Akosombo Int’l School begins shift system

Akosombo International School is set to begin a shift system to curb the spread of Covid-19 infection in the school.
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Coronavirus: Bat scientists find new evidence

Scientists say coronaviruses related to Sars-CoV-2 may be circulating in bats across many parts of Asia. They have discovered...
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Coronavirus: 137 deaths recorded in less than 2 months

On March 12, last year, Ghana recorded its first two cases of the deadly coronavirus disease. Since then the...

Coronavirus: Police in Volta Region call for regular disinfection

Police in the Volta Region are calling for frequent disinfection of their facilities to help in protecting them...
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Coronavirus: Former Minister drops bombshell

Former Minister for Energy has made a staggering revelation about how COVID-19 has ravaged the homes of some of his family members...

Coronavirus: Zongo chiefs call for strict observance of protocols in Mosques

The National Council of Zongo Chiefs has called on the Office of the National Chief Imam to enforce strict observance of Covid-19...

Coronavirus: Nationwide disinfection of police facilities begins

As part of efforts to curb the spread of the second wave of COVID-19, the Ghana Police Service has begun another phase...

Coronavirus: 13 tertiary institutions record cases

The Chairman of Vice-Chancellors Ghana, Professor John Owusu Gyapong, has revealed that active Covid-19 cases recorded...
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Coronavirus: U.S Embassy in Ghana postpones scheduled visa appointments

The United States(US) Embassy in Accra has postponed some of its scheduled visa appointments to prevent a spread of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: 7 more deaths recorded; active cases now 6,411

Seven more persons have succumbed to the deadly coronavirus, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The service, in...