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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...
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Coronavirus: Case count at Akosombo Int’l School shoots up again

Some 37 more Covid-19 cases have been recorded at the Akosombo International School, the Executive Director of National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA,)...

Volta Region records 281 active cases of coronavirus

Ho Municipal recorded some 89 active cases followed by Hohoe with 71 active cases, denoting 15 out of the 18 districts having...

Coronavirus: Fears of workers at Ministry of Justice allayed

Amid surging coronavirus cases across the country, the Estate Officer at the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice, Ms...

Coronavirus: Dr Omane Boamah’s letter to the President

Good morning Mr President, Trust you are all doing very well. Over the past two weeks,...

Coronavirus: Why children, pregnant women, others will not be vaccinated

The Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority, Prof. Alexander Dodoo, has revealed that children, pregnant women, people with allergies and underlying health...

Coronavirus: Popular business mogul tests positive

The Director of Strategy and Business Operations at Dalex Finance, Joe Jackson, has tested positive for Covid-19. The business...

Coronavirus: Check out the country that’s rejecting the vaccine

For months, Tanzania’s government has insisted the country was free from Covid-19 – so there are no plans for vaccination.

Coronavirus: Three schools record cases in Bono Region

A College of Education and two Senior High Schools in the Bono Region have recorded nine Covid-19 cases among students since the...

Coronavirus: 40 students at Akosombo test positive

A private school at Akosombo in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region has recorded 40 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: Nine deaths recorded, active cases now 777

Ghana has recorded 777 new coronavirus cases. This brings the country’s active case count to 5,786. Additionally, nine new...

Coronavirus: ‘Let’s bury used nose masks’

An Environmental Health Analyst at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Florence Kuukyi, has bemoaned the indiscriminate disposal of used nose masks in the...

Coronavirus: Meet the footballer who has tested positive 26 times [Photo]

Barcelona star, Sergi Roberto, tested positive for the coronavirus an incredible 26 times during his 29-day recovery from the illness.
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Coronavirus: 8-month-old baby tests positive at Tamale Teaching Hospital

An eight-month-old baby has tested positive for Covid-19 at the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern Region. Also, a...

Coronavirus: KIA records 1,136 cases – GHS

As the country fights the second surge in Covid-19 cases, the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) has tested 152,667 passengers as of February 1.

Coronavirus: Coffin sellers make passionate appeal to Ghanaians

Coffin makers are urging Ghanaians to take advantage of private burials which are faster than keeping their dead relatives in mortuaries that...

Coronavirus: KIA releases revised rules for travellers

Amidst the second wave of Covid-19 in the country, management of the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), has announced revised safety measures that...
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Mortuary workers make shocking revelation about coronavirus deaths

The Mortuary Workers Association of Ghana (MOWAG) has questioned the statistics on Covid-19 casualties the government has been reporting.
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Coronavirus: KNUST researchers get approval to try herbal treatment

Researchers from the School of Public Health at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology have received approval to commence clinical...

Two arrested for manufacturing fake coronavirus concoctions

Two persons have been arrested by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in collaboration with the police, for manufacturing concoctions they claim...
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4 big myths about coronavirus variants people need to stop believing

Over the past month, news of new SARS-CoV-2 variants has emerged from around the globe: first in the United Kingdom, then South...
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Why schools have not been closed despite coronavirus restrictions

Despite the surge in the cases of COVID-19 in the country, and government’s subsequent reintroduction of restrictions on funerals, weddings, concerts, theatrical...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 23rd address to the nation on measures to fight coronavirus

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening.I came into your homes, on 17th January, to give an account of our COVID-19 situation – a situation...

Coronavirus: Prisons Service Headquarters disinfected

The headquarters of Ghana Prisons Service at Osu in the La Dadetokopon Municipality of the Greater Accra Region has benefited from Zoomlion’s...

Coronavirus: Some MPs test positive

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, confirmed this on...
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How Coronavirus turns the body against itself

The coronavirus can warp the body’s defenses in many ways — disarming the body’s early warning systems, for example, or causing immune...
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Coronavirus: GES distributes over 20 million PPEs to schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed that over 20 million Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) have been distributed to schools.

Coronavirus: Doctor accused of killing patients to ‘free up beds’

A doctor has been accused of murdering two of his patients to free up beds in a Covid-19 hit hospital, prosecutors in...

Coronavirus: ‘Pragya’ drivers hot!

The Kenyasi Police Division in the Asutifi North District of Ahafo Region has cautioned rickshaw (Pragya) operators to comply with Covid-19 safety protocols.

Coronavirus: Magufuli warns Tanzanians against vaccines

Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, has warned the country’s health ministry against rushing into embracing the COVID-19 vaccines promoted by foreign companies and...
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Coronavirus: MTN supports African Union’s vaccination programme

In a unique public/private partnership, MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s...

Coronavirus: Ban all social gatherings – OccupyGhana to govt

Non-partisan pressure group, OccupyGhana, has advised the government to immediately ban all social gatherings in the country due to the increasing number...

Coronavirus deaths in South Africa put coffin-makers under pressure

South Africa is the most affected country by the COVID-19 pandemic on the continent, with 1.3 million confirmed cases and just over...