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COVID-19 active cases drop; death toll rises to 713

Ghana's COVID-19 deaths have risen to 713 following the confirmation of eight more fatalities by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
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COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll hits 656

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has hit 656 since the country recorded its first active Covid-19 case in March 2020.

Why I will give $1m to buy COVID-19 vaccines – Ken Agyapong

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, is against the government's decision to receive free COVID-19 vaccines from the World...

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...

Allotey Jacobs takes COVID-19 vaccine, shares experience

Former Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, is urging Ghanaians to get vaccinated.

Covid-19: UK rejects ‘completely false’ EU vaccine export ban claim

A fresh row has broken out between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) after the bloc’s most senior official...

Okoe Boye writes: We can end COVID-19 pandemic this year if we do these...

Today, the 9th of March,2021, is exactly one week since the Ghana government started vaccinating its citizens against the COVID-19 disease.

GHS to roll out COVID-19 vaccination appointment App

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced plans to roll out an app to aid Ghanaians book appointment for the covid-19 vaccination.

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.
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COVID-19: Ghana records over 200 deaths in 30 days

COVID-19 related deaths seem to be rising in spite of decrease in active cases from the Disease Surveillance Department of the...

Nurse screams hysterically while receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

A Ghanaian nurse has gone viral on social media after she was filmed screaming hysterically while receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Staff of The Multimedia Group receive COVID-19 vaccine [Photos]

Staff of The Multimedia Group Limited on Friday, March 5, 2021, received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccines.

Ghana receives 50,000 more COVID-19 vaccines

Ghana has taken delivery of 50,000 more COVID-19 vaccine doses from India. A ceremony was again held to welcome...

Covid: Italy ‘blocks’ vaccine shipment to Australia

The Italian government has blocked the export of an Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia. The decision affects 250,000 doses...
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2.3m Nigerians registered for COVID-19 vaccination

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) has disclosed that 2.3m Nigerians registered for COVID-19 vaccination in less than 24 hours.

Covid-19 kills 26 people in Bono Region within three months

The coronavirus disease has killed 26 people in the Bono Region from January to March this year.     

Mark Okraku-Mantey shares this message after taking Covid-19 vaccine [Video]

President of the Creative Arts Council, Mark Okraku-Mantey, has taken his first jab of the Covid-19 vaccine. In an interview...

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...

Kufuor, Otumfuo receive covid-19 vaccine [Photos]

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor and the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, have joined scores of national leaders and government officials to...

Mahama encourages Ghanaians to get vaccinated [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · John Mahama encourages Ghanaians to take Covid-19 vaccine Former President John Mahama has joined calls for Ghanaians...

Why Ghana is first country to receive COVID-19 vaccines

JoyNews/AdomNews · Why Ghana was first country in the world to receive COVID-19 vaccines Director, Public Health Division -...
Director-General of WHO Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,

Covax to send 200m doses to 142 nations by May – WHO

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has said more than 200 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are...
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Ghana rolls out Covid-19 vaccination plan today

COVID-19 vaccination begins today in 43 districts in three regions of the country. The regions are: Greater Accra-25 districts,...
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Akufo- Addo wins WHO boss’ heart

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has commended President Nana Akufo-Addo for receiving the covid-19 vaccine....

Covid-19 Vaccine: Bawumia, wife receive first jab [Photos+Video]

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia and his wife, Samira Bawumia, Monday morning took their jabs of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at...

Akufo-Addo, Rebecca receive Covid-19 vaccine [Photos]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and his wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, have successfully received the first dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines.

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 the four groups to receive the Covid-19 vaccine

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that four groups of the general public will be receiving the Coronavirus first.
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Covid-19: Media urged to lead vaccination campaign

Ashanti Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, has urged the media to lead the campaign to get every Ghanaian to...

Covid-19 vaccine: Here is the life span after vaccination

It has emerged that the covid-19 vaccine has a life span of six months after vaccination. Just like all...
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Vaccine not a total cure – GMA warns [Video]

Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Titus Beyuo, has said the coronavirus vaccine is not a total cure...

Oppong Nkrumah sends important message over covid-19 vaccine [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Oppong Nkrumah sends important message over covid-19 vaccine Minister-designate for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has advised some...

GMA allays fears over side effects of Covid-19 vaccine [Video]

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has allayed fears of Ghanaians over the side effects of the covid-19 vaccine. There...
Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Ghana

Otchere-Darko replies critics over covid-19 vaccine ‘ceremony’

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Otchere-Darko, has sent a message to those criticising the government over a...

22 million Ugandans to miss Coronvirus vaccine

Ugandans in the age bracket of 0 to 17 years will not get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine jabs due to limited data...

COVID-19: Why 22 million Ugandans will not be vaccinated

Ugandans in the age bracket of 0 to 17 years will not get the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine jabs due to limited data...
Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Ghana

Reactions on social media as Ghanaians get ready to take Covid-19 vaccines

Some Ghanaians have taken to social media to debate on whether the Covid-19 vaccine will be a good shot for them to...

Ghana to receive compensation for any harmful side effect of COVAX vaccine

Ghana is among 92 countries that will receive a no-fault compensation claim of serious side effects for people who are vaccinated with...
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COVID-19: Ashanti Region to receive two million vaccines

About two million COVID-19 vaccines will be sent to the Ashanti Region, Regional Director of Health, Dr Emmanuel Tinkorang, has said.
600K doses of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Ghana

600,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Ghana [Video]

Ghana is to begin Covid-19 vaccination on March 2 as the government takes delivery of 600,000...