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No COVID-19 case recorded in Bongo – GHS

The Ghana Health Service has debunked claims suggesting that two persons have been tested positive to Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in the Bongo District...

No COVID-19 case recorded in Bongo – GHS

The Ghana Health Service has debunked claims suggesting that two persons have been tested positive to Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) in the Bongo District...
President Nana Akufo Addo

President Akufo-Addo orders movement restrictions in Accra and Kumasi to contain Covid-19

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday announced a two-week restriction of movement in 40 localities in the Greater Accra region and the Greater...
blood bank

Regional hospital in Sunyani cries for blood pints

Mr Abdul Ganiwu, Head of the Blood Bank at the Regional Hospital in Sunyani has appealed to the general public to donate blood to...

Babile Polyclinic to receive a 30-bed capacity ward

The Babile Polyclinic in the Lawra Municipality, has been earmarked to benefit a 30-bed capacity ward under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP),...

MLGRD leads exercise to disinfect markets in Ashanti Region

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has led a mass exercise to disinfect more than 200 local markets...

Worldreader addresses learning loss in COVID-19 outbreak

Worldreader, an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), as part of its “Keep Children Reading,” initiative, is supporting students across the Global South with digital reading...
Cape Coast Teaching Hospital

Cape Coast Teaching Hospital suspends elective surgeries, tightens COVID-19 control measures

The Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH), the biggest referral facility in the Central Region has suspended all scheduled or elective surgeries amidst tightened measures...

COVID- 19: ITI Ghana marks World Theatre Day

The Ghana Chapter of the International Theatre Institute (ITI-Ghana) has marked the World Theatre Day with the aim of finding new ways to entertain...
boxing gloves

GBF President calls on Corporate Ghana to support Black Bombers

Mr. George Lamptey, President of the Ghana Boxing Federation (GBF) has appealed to corporate Ghana to support the national amateur boxing team, the Black...
Covid Guidelines

Stakeholders embark on public education on COVID-19 in Navrongo.

Stakeholders in Navrongo have embarked on public education on COVID-19 to create awareness of the disease among the citizenry. The move is aimed at...
Social Institutions Covid

STU supplies free sanitizers for Sunyani populace

The Authorities of the Sunyani Technical University (STU) has presented alcohol based sanitizers to staff of the University, educational institutions and a section...
Covid Positivenegative

Upper West Region records first case of COVID-19

The Upper West Region has seen its first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, that has changed the normal routine and pattern of life...
Tobinco Covid

Tobinco Pharmaceuticals, subsidiaries support government in management of COVID-19

The Tobinco Pharmaceuticals Limited and other subsidiaries of the Tobinco Group of Companies, Friday donated items worth GH¢251,000.00 to the...

COVID-19: Ghana Employers Association urges government to create Emergency Fund

The Ghana Employers Association (GEA) has urged the Government to create an Emergency Fund to help address the financial challenges or fallout from the...
Suspected Sixteen Persons In Quarantine In Ketu South For Covid

Suspected sixteen persons in quarantine in Ketu South for COVID-19

Mr Edem Elliot Agbenorwu, the Municipality Chief Executive (MCE) for Ketu South in the Volta Region has said 14...
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Ghanaians in Ivory Coast cross Elubo Boarder through bush paths

Reports reaching the Ghana News Agency (GNA), indicate that some Ghanaian residents in La Cote d'Ivoire have been crossing the Elubo boarder to Ghana...
Medical Masks

China sends medical aid to Algeria to help combat COVID-19

A plane carrying Chinese medical aid arrived on Friday at the International Airport of Algiers, as part of the Chinese efforts to help combat...
President Adama Barrow

The Gambia declares state of emergency to contain COVID-19

President of The Gambia Adama Barrow has declared a state of public emergency throughout the country, starting from Friday and for 21 days, to...
Sergio Mattarella

Italy’s president calls on Europe to “overcome old ways of thinking”

Italian President Sergio Mattarella used a rare national address Friday to call on Europe to change the way it deals with threats like the...
Nogokpo Shrine

COVID-19 will disappear April 19 – Nogokpo Shrine

Mr Williams Amuzu Agbodzalo, Senior Panel Member, Zakadza Shrine, popularly known as Nogokpo Shrine has said COVID-19 would...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

78 COVID-19 cases confirmed among UN staff worldwide

To date, 78 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among the United Nations (UN) staff worldwide, a UN official said here Friday. ...
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)

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000; Turkey reports fast rise in infections

Iran on Friday announced 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. Meanwhile, Turkey's number of COVID-19 infections kept rising fastly...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump signs US$2 trillion stimulus package into law amid COVID-19 fallout

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a 2-trillion-dollar stimulus package amid mounting COVID-19 fallout, a few hours after the House of Representatives approved...
The TV grab shows French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (L) delivering a speech in Paris, France, on March 14, 2020. With the COVID-19 confirmed actively spreading across the country, France entered "stage 3" of its epidemic response plan, which means it is now at highest epidemic alert at national level, announced Director-General of Health Jerome Salomon on Saturday evening. (Xinhua/Gao Jing)

France reports over 32,000 coronavirus cases, lockdown extended

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen by 13 percent within a day to reach a total of 32,964 as of...

Public cautioned against stigmatization regarding the COVID-19

The public has been urged to desist from stigmatising anyone or group with regards to the current COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Turkey to cancel all international flights over COVID-19 fears

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that all international flights would be cancelled as part of the fight against COVID-19. ...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

What if no President by January 7?

I am not God, not even a Nostradamus, but in all things, I try to see tomorrow. Unless the election of a President and...

IMFC pledges to help low-income countries fight COVID-19 outbreak

The International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the policy-setting body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Friday pledged to help emerging market and...

Google announces support for small businesses and crisis response

Google pledged more than 800 million U.S. dollars of support on Friday to help combat the coronavirus outbreak around the world. "As...