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Coronavirus protocols at KIA reviewed – GHS

All passengers arriving at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. This is according to the...

Coronavirus may spread from corpses – Scientists report

Like a zombie in a horror film, the coronavirus can persist in the bodies of infected patients well after death, even spreading to others,...

Tourists stranded in China over coronavirus surge

More than 2,000 tourists have been stranded in a Chinese coastal city after a surge in coronavirus cases. Officials in Beihai locked down urban areas...

Coronavirus: Argentina President pays ‘fine’ over lockdown party

Argentine President Alberto Fernández has made a large donation as part of a deal to end an investigation into a lockdown party he and...

Tonga records first coronavirus case since start of pandemic

Tongans have been rushing to vaccinate themselves against coronavirus after the Pacific island nation confirmed its first case on Friday.  The infection was detected in...

UK eases coronavirus travel advice for Ghana and 31 other countries

Britons will no longer be advised to avoid holidays to Ghana and 31 destinations, including Bangladesh, Fiji, Gambia and Malaysia, the Foreign Office has...
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Covid symptoms: Is it a cold or coronavirus?

More knowledge is being learned about coronavirus and what symptoms people should act on. The NHS says people should look out for classic Covid symptoms: A...

Chelsea’s Kante tests positive for coronavirus

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Wednesday's Champions League tie with Juventus. The 30-year-old France international will isolate for...

Pastor accused of selling fake oil that cures coronavirus

Bishop Climate Wiseman, the Kenyan pastor and founder of Bishop Climate Ministries in Camberwell District, South London, United Kingdom, has denied fraud allegation after allegedly...
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Tanzania: Ex-minister dies from coronavirus-related complications

Tanzania’s former Finance Minister, Basil Mramba, has died at the age of 81 after being hospitalised with Covid-19 complications, his family says.He died on...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 26th address on measures to fight coronavirus

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. I have not come into your homes for some time, because I had hoped that the next time I did so,...
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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 Organization warned...

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 in Nepal,...
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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 break. Lamnatu Adam,...

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 Salaam –...

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 said the free supply of the...

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. That would boost the...

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 indicated that...
Manchester United are second in the Premier League table after 27 matches

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 results to 31 December on Thursday. The...

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 in the...
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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 early last...

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 on one of the sacred days...
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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 Nsiah Asare, who made this known,...

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 International Airport...

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 mass testing of staff of the...

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 southern African...

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. The small southern African...

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. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah explained...

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 an isolation...

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 positive for...

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 COVID-19 pandemic...
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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. According to the Ghana Health Service...
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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 numerous, very...
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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 getting a...

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 statement from the Finance Ministry on...

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 to Ghana,...
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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 country has also recorded 554 new...

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 fighting the...
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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 Russia as...

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 Service (GHS)...