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Citizens line up outside a supermarket in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 2, 2020. The spread of COVID-19 continued unabated in South Africa on Thursday, with 82 new cases reported, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.

Several African Countries Reimpose Restrictions While COVID-19 Cases Rise

International debates continue over universal access to vaccines and other treatments In at least three Southern African Development Community (SADC) states a number of high-profile...

South Africa variant of COVID-19 in Mozambique since November – Armindo Tiago

The more contagious South African variant of COVID-19 has been detected in neighboring Mozambique since November 2020, said Mozambican Health Minister Armindo Tiago on...

Ghanaian traders express worry over looming lockdown

Some traders in parts of Accra have reacted differently towards the possibility of a second lockdown as Covid-19 cases continue to rise in the...

Bono GPRTU Secretariat forms COVID-19 prevention task force

The Bono Regional Secretariat of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has formed the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) protocol task force to ensure the...
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COVID-19: NGO installs Public Address Systems in markets

The Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), a Non-Governmental Organization has procured and installed three Public Address Systems in three markets in the Upper East...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Ghana records 3,813 active COVID-19 cases and 377 deaths

Ghana's COVID-19 death toll has risen to 377 following the confirmation of five more deaths, the Ghana Health Service has announced. ...

NGO sensitizes Mataheko D/A Basic ‘A’ pupils on Covid-19, human rights

The headmaster of the Mataheko D /A Basic ‘A’ School, Mr. James Adamah has lauded the educative roles being played by various civil society...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

Rwandan capital Kigali reports rising cases due to increased movements, complacency

A Rwandan health official on Saturday said Kigali recently reporting more new COVID-19 cases than other places in Rwanda is due to increased movements,...

Zambians divided over getting COVID-19 vaccine

As Zambia draws nearer to starting administering the COVID-19 vaccine next month, divisions have emerged on whether people should take the vaccine or not. ...

Kenya offers tax relief measures to boost collections amid COVID-19

Kenya is offering tax relief measures to boost collections amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the revenue agency said on Wednesday. Caxton Masudi, deputy...

United States supports Ghana in COVID-19 Critical Case Management Training

the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ghana Health Service launched the COVID-19 Critical Case Management Training at...

Covid-19 Cases and Death – Ghana Needs to Act and Act Fast

The Medical Team of OccupyGhana® has been studying graphs plotting new cases of COVID-19 against time, and sees a relative period of quiescence from...

Uganda postpones reopening of schools due to COVID-19

Uganda's schools and institutions of higher learning will remain closed amid the lasting COVID-19 pandemic, a senior education official said here on Monday. Only candidate...

Ghana cannot afford to lose its human resources to COVID-19 – NCCE

Mr Kenneth Kponor, Volta Regional Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called on the citizens to continue observing the COVID-19 preventive measures...

Western North Region records 26 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths

The Western North Region has recorded twenty-six new COVID-19 cases with two deaths. This brings to a total of 700 confirmed cases in the Region...
Nose Masks

It’s for our good to wear face mask when stepping out – Police

ASP Joseph Nakoja, Denu District Police Commander has called on the public to consider face mask wearing a necessity to stay safe from COVID-19...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Ghana records nearly 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in three days

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has for the third straight update announced that the country has recorded more than 600 new daily infections of...

United States still in brutal battle against COVID-19 with infections top 25 million

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is still fighting a brutal battle against the virus as its total number of infections...
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UHAS COVID-19 testing centre offers walk-in services

The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) has begun walk-in testing services to the public at its COVID-19 Testing Centre on the main...
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The president tweeted that at the moment, he...

United States to impose travel restriction on South Africa due to COVID-19

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will ban most non-U.S. citizens traveling from South Africa from entering the United States, multiple media outlets reported...
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CAF grants amnesty to clubs and associations due to COVID-19

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rescinded its decision to suspend clubs and Associations that pulled out of competitions...
Accelerator Program

PWDs small business owners to receive support through accelerator program

The Covid-19 pandemic has posed numerous threats to the operations and financial sustainability of many businesses and resulted in dire economic consequences. According...
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EU ups pressure on Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers over delays

dpa/GNA - EU Council chief Charles Michel on Sunday warned the manufacturers of the Covid-19 vaccines of possible legal consequences after they announced delays...
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COVID-19: Churches in Akatsi South mainstream safety protocols

Churches within the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region have mainstreamed the use of facemasks after the practice was seen to be diminishing...
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Let’s bolster cooperation to battle challenges of COVID-19 – President Akufo-Addo to West Africa

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Chair of The ECOWAS Authority, has amplified the call for increased solidarity and cooperation between states in the region...

3rd Zimbabwean minister dies of COVID-19 within a week

Authorities confirmed that Zimbabwe's Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development Joel Matiza died of COVID-19 on Friday. Matiza has thus become the third government minister...
Hydrogen Peroxide

Use of Hydrogen Peroxide inactivates coronavirus – Study

An ongoing observational study has proven that the use of Hydrogen Peroxide (HP) prevents people from contracting the COVID-19. The study experimented...
Education Schools Support

Right to Play prepares schools for safe reopening

Right to Play Ghana has supported some schools in the country to adopt strict safety measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

85th ECOWAS Council of Ministers meeting ends

The 85TH Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers has ended ahead of the Summit of Heads of State. The two-day meeting, via videoconferencing,...