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Ghana commemorates World Patients Safety Day

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Statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO), has shown that millions of patients globally, suffer injuries and death due to unsafe care they receive...
Kotoka International Airport

COVID-19: No positive case at KIA – GHS

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No positive case of COVID-19 has been recorded at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) after it was re-opened on September 1, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye,...
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SHSs with COVID-19 cases to delay vacation

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The Government has directed Senior High Schools with positive cases of COVID-19 to delay vacation to allow for assessment of contacts to prevent further...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

COVID-19: GHS worried over increasing numbers of people not wearing facemasks

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Service (GHS), has expressed worry over the increasing number of people defying the protocol to wear facemasks in...
Covid Positive

COVID-19: Ghana records 1,723 active cases from 43,260 cumulative positives

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General, Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Thursday, said Ghana has 1,723 active cases of COVID-19, from the cumulative of 43,260 positives...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

COVID-19 infections gradually decline – Dr Kuma-Aboagye

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the nation has in the last few days, recorded a...
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COVID-19 virus does not spread fast in buses

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The evidence so far in the country does not support the risk of transfer of COVID-19 in cars like other diseases, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye,...
Covid Re Testing

GHS to publish outcome of Hydroxychloroquine use on COVID-19 patients

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it is monitoring the performance of the Hydroxychloroquine use for treating COVID-19 patients and will soon share the...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Government completes expansion of Kumasi South hospital

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Government has completed the expansion of the Kumasi South District Hospital to enhance quality healthcare delivery, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana...
Covid Post X

No COVID-19 samples have gone bad – Dr Kuma-Aboagye

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday, said no COVID-19 samples have gone bad as reported last week...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

GHS to give priority to symptomatic cases under Testing Regime

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The Ghana Health Service’s (GHS) new strategy for the management of COVID-19 is to give priority to symptomatic cases under its testing regime. ...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana records 87.4 percent recoveries of COVID-19 cases

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Ghana has recorded 25,331 recoveries and discharges of COVID-19, representing 87.4 per cent of the total cases recorded in the country since March 12,...
Hospital

COVID-19: Many SHS students recover, back to school

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A significant number of Senior High School (SHS) students who tested positive for COVID-19, have recovered and are back in school, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye,...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana’s COVID-19 active cases witnessing steep decline

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Ghana's active cases of COVID-19 is 4,058 indicating a steep decline in the country's disease burden, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana...

Ghana records 695 new positive cases of COVID-19

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Thursday reported 695 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s cumulative total to 26,125. Out...
Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu

COVID-19: We won’t be pressured to shut down schools– Health Minister

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Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the Minister of Health, has served notice that the government would not be pressured to shut down Senior High Schools...
Dr Da Costa Aboagye

COVID-19: Religious leaders have bigger roles to influence behavior – Dr. Aboagye

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Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has charged religious leaders and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to take active...
Students

Government will ensure that campuses remain safest place for students

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In spite of the outbreak of cases of COVID-19 in some senior high schools (SHSs) in the country, government has given the assurance that...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana receives sufficient reagents to ramp-up COVID-19 testing

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS), on July 4, received adequate supplies of reagents and other medical logistics from China to help ramp-up the country's...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Ghana’s test case hit an average of 400 daily

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday, said the country is currently doing an average test of about 400...
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COVID 19: Negative perception hindering fight against COVID-19

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), on Tuesday said the low risk perception of some Ghanaians about the COVID-19...
Covid

Six students, teacher, spouse test positive for COVID-19 at Agiss

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The Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service Monday announced that as at July 6, six students, a teacher and spouse had...
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye

Ghana focused on upgrading its health infrastructure nationwide

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said a total of 12 health system infrastructure are being upgraded nationwide...
Covid

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count now over 18,000

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Ghana has recorded 496 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 18,630, with 14,046 recoveries, representing 74 per cent of positive cases. Dr...
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Traditional rulers urged to ensure adherence to safety protocols at all events

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, has appealed to opinion leaders and traditional rulers to play a role...
Covid Case

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count is 17,741

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Ghana has recorded 390 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the tally to 17,741, as at Monday, June 29, 2020, the Ghana Health Service’s Director-General,...
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COVID-19: Data shows workplace spikes in new infections

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Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health service (GHS), on Thursday said current data shows that a significant number of the...
Covid

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...
Covid

Ghana recorded 414 new cases of COVID-19

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Ghana has recorded 414 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 14,568 as at Monday, June 22, with 10,907 recoveries, representing 75...
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COVID-19 treatment centres expanded from 33 to 71

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The government has expanded the number of COVID-19 treatment centres from 33 to 71, to ensure that all infected persons receive quality care. It has...