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ISD empowers its field officers to educate public

District Information Officers (DIOs) and Commentators of the Information Service Department (ISD) in the Eastern Region has been oriented on how to educate the...

China’s economy expected to recover from COVID-19 while risks lingering

China's macroeconomic indicators are expected to improve as its economy reopens with downward risks remaining to be tamed, according to economists. The...
Photo provided by Orlando Police Department shows police cars and fire trucks gather outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the United States, June 12, 2016. About 20 people were killed and 42 others wounded early Sunday morning in a shooting incident at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida said local police. (Xinhua/Orlando Police Department) (djj)

Six wounded in shooting incident at large party in California

Six persons were wounded by gunfire at a large party in Bakersfield, 170 km north of Los Angeles, local media reported on Saturday, saying...
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Canadian parliament passes massive COVID-19 relief bill for businesses in rare sitting

by Christopher Guly The Canadian Parliament passed on Saturday what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the country's most significant economic program since...
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European nations call for sticking to restriction measures as British PM continues coronavirus recovery

Lots of European countries on Saturday urged the public to stick to restriction measures during the Easter holiday as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...
[Reuters]Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle

Over 22,000 healthcare workers infected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit over 22,000 healthcare workers across 52 countries and regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday. According...

Mathew 25 goes to the aid of PLWHA

Monsignor Bobby Benson, Founder and Director of Mathew 25 House, has presented food items to 150 selected Persons living with HIV and AIDS in...
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COVID-19: CBG distributes food items to more than 2,000 people

The Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG), as part of efforts to support government in taking care of vulnerable people in the country amid the suspension...
Covid Government Announces Food Request Hotlines For Needy Households

COVID-19: Ghana government redefines vulnerable to absorb more beneficiaries

Government has redefined the ‘needy and vulnerable’ to get more people to benefit from the food distribution initiative. The Government,...

Goldfields spends US$833,000 to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Goldfields Ghana Limited has spent more than US$833,000 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in its operational areas in the Western Region and other parts...
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Seventy doctors trained on COVID-19 risk communication

Seventy medical practitioners and supporting staff have been trained in risk communication and public health education on COVID-19. It was organised...

BlowChem supports six COVID-19 Frontline Institutions

BlowChem Industries Limited has donated quantity of its products Bel-Aqua Mineral Water and Bel Beverages to the COVID-19 frontline institutions to support and motivate...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

COVID-19 infections top 70,000 in Iran as Turkey confirms over 52,000 cases with speeding...

As COVID-19 sweeps the Middle East, the two worst-hit countries in the region both suffer relentless spread, but witness different trends. In...

Mexico receives 2nd shipment of medical supplies from China

A shipment of 11 tons of medical supplies arrived in Mexico from China on late Friday to help the country address the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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Chinese medical team arrives in Moscow with supplies

A Chinese medical team arrived in Moscow on Saturday to assist Russia's ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19. The 10-member team,...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Experts shed light on why U.S. put antibody test on fast track

by Xinhua writer Tan Jingjing The U.S. government has shifted focus to a new antibody test as the country's confirmed COVID-19 cases...

Egypt reports 145 new cases of COVID-19, 11 new deaths

Egypt reported on Saturday 145 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 new deaths, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Tunisia sends medical mission to support Italy in fight against COVID-19

A Tunisian medical mission headed to Italy on Saturday under the order of Tunisian President Kais Saied to support Italian doctors to fight against...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 20,000

The total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States topped 20,000 Saturday afternoon, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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Egypt’s top prosecutor orders investigation into protest of COVID-19 victim’s burial

Egyptian Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy on Saturday ordered an investigation after citizens attempted to prevent the burial of a doctor who died from COVID-19,...
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Tema MCE visits residents as President Akufo-Addo’s free food Ambassador

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Felix Mensah Nii Anang-La, has toured the Metropolis, bearing gifts in the form of free food and hand...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Italy’s death toll from coronavirus close to 20,000, police controls strengthened ahead of Easter...

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 19,468 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries so far to 152,271, according...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO urges Belarus to be ready for worst-case scenarios for COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged Belarus to be ready for the worst-case scenarios for the spread of COVID-19, a visiting expert told...

Israel’s COVID-19 death toll hits 101 as total cases climb to 10,743

Israel reported six new death cases from the novel coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 101, the state's Ministry of Health said. ...
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GFA offers GSCE for fight against COVID 19

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has offered the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of Excellence in Prampram to the Government of Ghana to use as an...

Nana K. Gyasi donates towards COVID-19 fight in Ashanti Region

Nana K. Gyasi, Chief Executive Officer of K. Gyasi Company Limited, dealers in building materials, has donated assorted items aimed at fighting the...

Keta declares Easter Monday ‘general cleaning day’

The Keta Municipal Assembly has declared the morning of Monday, April 13, Easter Monday, a day for general cleaning in all parts of the...
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COVID-19: ASWIM urges market women to join fight

The Association of Women in the Media (ASWIM) has advised market women to heed the advice to practice social distancing and good hygiene...
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GHACHIFA urges China to consider Finance Minister’s appeal

The Ghana China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA) on Saturday urged China to consider the call by Ghana's Minister of Finance for China to write off...

Bureau of Public Safety calls for nationwide lockdown

The Bureau of Public Safety (BPS), a research and advocacy institution on Saturday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to consider a...