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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo condemns imposition of travel bans on African countries

JoyNews/AdomNews · COVID-19: Akufo-Addo condemns imposition of travel bans on African countries over Omicron variant President Nana Akufo-Addo has...

COVID-19: 364,832 vaccines administered in Eastern Region

Eastern Region has as of December 6 administered 364,832 doses of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines.Out of the figure, a total of 314,346...

Covid-19: No active case recorded in Central Region

The Central Region has become one of the first regions in the country to record zero cases of Covid-19 since the outbreak...

COVID-19: 7,870 children receive Pfizer vaccine jab

At least 7,870 minors aged 15 and 17 have received their first jab of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines in the Greater Accra Region,...

COVID-19: GHS declares December as month of vaccination

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has declared December as the ‘month of vaccination.' This was announced by the Director-General...
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COVID-19: Omicron Variant not in Ghana – GHS

The Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has assured that Ghana has not recorded the Omicron variant...

COVID-19: Unvaccinated persons are 7 times more likely to die – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has stated that persons who are unvaccinated against Covid-19 are more susceptible to death if infected by...
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Covid-19: Ghana’s death toll now 1,208

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says its outfit has recorded one more casualty in the country’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Covid-19: Ghana’s death toll now 1,207

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says the country has recorded 1,207 Covid-19 related deaths since its first case in March 2020.
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Covid-19: Less than 15 cases recorded in Ashanti in last five weeks

The Ashanti Region has consistently recorded less than 15 Covid-19 cases in the last five weeks, the Regional Health Directorate has revealed.
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Covid-19: Ghana’s death toll now 1,174

Two more lives have been lost to the deadly coronavirus diseases, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
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Cloth facemasks are less protective against Covid-19 – Health Experts

As the world keeps exploring ways to keep the Covid-19 infection under control, some health experts have argued that cloth masks are...
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Unvaccinated people 11 times more likely to die of covid-19 – Report

People who were not fully vaccinated this spring and summer were over 10 times more likely to be hospitalised, and 11 times...
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Man jailed for spreading COVID-19

A Vietnamese man has been sentenced to jail for five years for flouting Covid-19 rules and spreading the virus.

Covid-19 Effects: Over 22,000 students in Upper West fail to return to school

A total of 22,519 Kindergarten (KG), Primary and Junior High School (JHS) students in the Upper West Region have failed to return...
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COVID-19: Ghana’s death toll hits over 1,000

Ghana's confirmed COVID-19 deaths have passed one thousand, with active cases in all 16 regions. Data from the Ghana...

Africans lack basic means to prevent Covid-19 transmission – Study

Millions of Africans are at risk of contracting Covid-19 due to a lack of the most basic public health tools to protect...

COVID-19: Hajj Board urges Muslims to get vaccinated

The Ghana Hajj Board has urged all Muslims and prospective pilgrims to get the COVID-19 jab in preparation for next year's holy...

Covid-19: Environmental officers suspend burial of dead bodies

The Environmental Health Officers Alliance Ghana (EHOAG) says it has suspended the burial of all persons who will die of Covid-19 in...
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Covid-19: Ghana’s death toll hits 930

Deaths associated with the Covid-19 pandemic are on the rise, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). As of...
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COVID-19: GHS starts administering Johnson and Johnson vaccines

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has begun administering the Johnson and Johnson vaccines. The Director of Health Promotion at...

Covid-19: GMA makes shocking revelation about Delta variant [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Covid-19: GMA makes shocking revelation about Delta variant The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has said the third...

Covid-19: GMA calls for urgent testing amidst surge in cases

JoyNews/AdomNews · GMA calls for urgent testing amidst surge in Covid-19 cases The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called...
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COVID-19: Ghana records 4,521 active cases

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reported two more deaths in the country’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. In...

Covid-19: 100 students in 4 Senior High Schools among active cases in Kumasi

At least, four Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region have recorded over 100 Covid-19 active cases as the upsurge in cases...
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COVID-19 death toll hits 819

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed that one more life has been lost in the fight against the coronavirus.
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100,000 will die of Covid-19 globally between now and end of Olympics – WHO

More than 100,000 people will die from COVID-19 around the world between now and the end of the Olympic Games, the head...

COVID-19: Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana expresses worry over increasing cases

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has expressed concern over the increasing number of new cases of Covid-19 over the past few...

Tunisia Health Minister sacked as Covid-19 spirals

Tunisia's Health Minister, Faouzi Mehdi has been sacked as the country struggles to cope with surging numbers of coronavirus cases.

Covid-19: We warned about third wave months ago – GMA

The Deputy General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and a member of the Infectious Diseases Committee, has said that the...
Director-General for the Ghana Health Service Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye

Covid-19 third wave imminent if…- GHS warns

The Director-General of Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, says a third wave is imminent if the current disregard for Covid-19...

COVID-19: Check-out Ashanti Region towns with cases

The Kumasi metropolitan area as well as Oforikrom and Kwadaso Municipalities are driving Covid-19 cases in the Ashanti Region, as they account...
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COVID-19: 4 die as Ghana’s death toll hits 810

The Ghana Health Service has revealed that four persons have succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19). According to...

Covid-19 ICU cases doubling at an alarming rate

There is a severe warning from the country’s National Case Management Coordinator for Severe and Critical covid-19 cases, Dr Christian Owoo, that...

Covid-19: Ghana records 652 cases in 38 days

The number of active cases of Covid-19 in Ghana has increased by 652 in less than two months. In...

Covid-19: UK to scrap wearing of face masks, distancing rules

Face masks will no longer be legally required and distancing rules will be scrapped at the final stage of England’s Covid-19 lockdown...

COVID-19: Fake vaccine injectors arrested

Two people have been arrested in Uganda for giving out fake Covid-19 vaccines. One more is on the run.
Director-General for the Ghana Health Service Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye

AstraZeneca, Sputnik V vaccines potent against Covid-19 Delta variant – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has rejected claims that the vaccines procured by Ghana are not potent against the new Delta variant...
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Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid-19 in Japan

A member of Uganda’s Olympic squad has become the first to test positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Japan for the competition...
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Covid-19 cases rise in Ashanti Region

The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has admonished the public to continue observing the Covid-19 safety protocols following an upsurge in new cases...