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Sierra Leone to kick off mass vaccination against COVID-19

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Sierra Leone will begin mass vaccination against COVID-19 on Monday to further curb the spread of the disease in the country, a health...
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Ghana marks COVID-19 first anniversary

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A year today, Ghana recorded its first COVID-19 case in the country. Two cases were confirmed on March 12, 2020, when two persons, one...
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COVID-19 origin-tracing needs global efforts

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The COVID-19 pandemic is the common enemy of humanity. It is the shared responsibility of all countries concerned to act in a positive, science-based,...
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Hanoi confirms first Covid-19 case in 6 months amid Vietnam outbreak

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dpa/GNA – Vietnam's health ministry confirmed the city of Hanoi's first coronavirus case in six months on Friday, a day after the nation...
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COVID-19: Government, school managers must ensure strict protocol adherence in schools

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on the government, school managers, pupils, and students to promote adequate education and ensure strict adherence to...
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Botswana imposes 11-day curfew to curb COVID-19 spread over festive season

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Botswana announced a curfew on Wednesday as the country reinstates strict measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. Giving a public update on COVID-19 pandemic...
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Uganda decries COVID-19 case spike as patients overwhelm hospitals

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Uganda late on Monday said hospitals in the East African country are overwhelmed by a spike in new COVID-19 cases Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng...
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Nigeria’s economic hub warns against second wave of COVID-19

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Nigeria's economic hub and the epicenter of COVID-19, the Lagos state, has advised citizens to strictly adhere to precautionary measures to prevent a second...
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COSA 1992 assists Chemu SHS fight against COVID-19

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The 1992 Year-Group of Chemu Senior High School Old Students Association (COSA) has presented assorted items to its alma mater as part of efforts...
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DPRK declares state of emergency after Kaesong city reports suspected COVID-19 case

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Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), declared a state of emergency in Kaesong after the border...
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Face masks become mandatory as Australia’s COVID-19 case numbers skyrocket

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Laws enforcing the mandatory wearing of face masks in the Australian city of Melbourne were set to come into effect as of midnight Wednesday,...
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Face shields not alternative to face masks

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Dr Asiedu Bekoe, the Head of Surveillance, Ghana Health Service, has advised Ghanaians against the use of face shields as an alternative to face...
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Key Ghanaian institutions shut down over COVID-19

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Some key state institutions in Ghana are grappling with the novel coronavirus outbreak as the country tries to ease restrictions on business activities to...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count increases to 15,472

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Ghana has, as at Thursday, June 25, recorded 15,472 cumulative cases of the novel coronavirus, with 9,146 coming from enhanced contact tracing. Also, 6, 327...
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Sissala West District records first COVID-19 case

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The Sissala West District has recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih, the Upper West Regional Minister, has said. ...
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AMA commences data collection exercise for churches and mosques

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has commenced the process of collating data of all places of worship within its jurisdiction. A statement signed by Mr...
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Churches must register their premises – Security Council warns

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Churches in the Ashanti Region have been directed to officially register their premises for effective monitoring by the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs). The...
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Assin North and Central record one Covid-19 case each

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The Assin Central Municipality and the Assin North District of the Central Region have recorded one COVID-19 positive case each, being the first in...
Newmont Trainees Donate Ppes To Health Facilities In Ahafo

Newmont trainees donate PPEs to health facilities in Ahafo

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The Trainees of the Newmont Goldcorp Ahafo Mine’s Apprenticeship Training Programme on Wednesday presented Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GHC 12,000 to health facilities...
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Western Region identified as current COVID-19 hotspot

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The Western Region has been identified as COVID-19 hotspot as such Health Experts would be dispatched to step-up containment efforts, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director...
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COVID-19: Ghana to decide on Hydroxychloroquine usage

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The Ghana Health Service on Tuesday announced that the COVID-19 case Management Team will meet to decide on steps to take after the World...
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Savannah Region records first COVID-19 case as national count rises to 6,683

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Latest updates from the Ghana Health Service show that 66 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Ghana pushing the country's case count...

COVID-19:GHS to conduct enhanced contact tracing in Obuasi; surrounding communities

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) will undertake enhanced contact tracing and voluntary mass testing of high risk persons in Obuasi and its surrounding communities...
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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count hits 5,918, deaths now 31

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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 5,918 after 183 new cases were confirmed. This is according to the Ghana Health Service’s latest update on...
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Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited partially shuts down to mitigate COVID-19

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The Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited a subsidiary of Resolute Group has partially shut down its operations at the company’s site in Bibiani to stem...
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Tarkwa Mine confirms COVID-19 case

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The Gold Fields Ghana on Tuesday confirmed a Positive COVID-19 case at its Tarkwa Mine, the worker involved has been isolated and was receiving...
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Malawi confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 17

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Malawi Minister of Health and Population Services Jappie Mhango confirmed one more case of COVID-19 case Friday, a 70-year-old man in the country's...
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National Ambulance Service appeals for PPE

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The National Ambulance Service has appealed for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for its staff as part of efforts to save them from getting...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases soar to 636

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Ghana's COVID-19 cases climb to 636 with 70 new cases confirmed on Tuesday, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said. Among all the...
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TAY4DEV and Takoradi Pastors Academy join the fight against COVID-19

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As part of measures to ensure a successful fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis, the Takoradi Youth For Development (TAY4DEV)...