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British PM: Social distancing could be scrapped in England next month

England could see its one metre social distancing rule scrapped from next month, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. He was visiting a...
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Tokyo Olympic torch relay to be held with social distancing

dpa/GNA - The Olympic torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Games will kick off in Japan's Fukushima on March 25 with social distancing...

Social distancing is not applicable at SCP cells

The social distancing compliance against spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVD-19) has not been applicable at the cells of the Sunyani Central Prison (SCP)...

Funerals, politics and social distancing: the Rawlings pickle

It would be in the spirit of Jerry Rawlings for him to have asked for a simple ceremony – but all the signs are...
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Sri Lanka introduces jail terms, fines to prevent coronavirus spread

Sri Lanka has introduced jail terms and fines for those failing to follow health measures aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, officials...

NPP supporters defy social distancing to welcome President Akufo-Addo

Hundreds of supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Tuesday defied health and safety protocols to give Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo a...
Coronavirus Test Kits

Chile’s COVID-19 cases top 390,000, death toll reaches 10,578

Chile on Wednesday reported 390,037 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since the onset of the outbreak in the country, and...

Q&A: What is herd immunity? And how do we get there on Covid-19?

Add to the pandemic lexicon another once-obscure term that's come into common usage: "herd immunity." Along with "flatten the curve," "social distancing" and "super...
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Provide more infrastructure to ensure social distancing at schools

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs)have been urged to embark on infrastructural development to provide enough classrooms and space to ensure physical distancing in...
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Ghanaians marks Father’s Day

Ghanaians have joined the rest of the world to honour and celebrate fathers for their sacrifice, leadership, mentorship and outstanding roles they have played...
Metro Mass Transit (MMT

Metro mass transit buses not observing social distancing

Metro Mass Transit buses operating from 'Kufuor station' at Ashaiman has stopped observing social distancing as authorities now load to full capacity. ...

All set for NPP primaries in Tema

All three constituencies in Tema, which are in the hands of the governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) are ready for Saturday's primaries to...

Botswana capital on lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge

Botswana's capital city Gaborone was placed on a total lockdown on Friday following an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. Health officials announced in...
Electoral Commission (EC)

New Voters’ Registration likely to start late June

The Electoral Commission is likely to commence the 2020 Voter Registration Exercise towards the end of June, a highly placed source has revealed to...
Dr Julienne Buggie

“Let’s practice social distancing, not social isolation” – COVID-19 Survivor

Dr Julienne Buggie, a Senior Medical Officer at the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital and a survivor of COVID-19 has advised the public to desist from...

500 shops fined in Ho over COVID 19 non-compliance

About 500 shops and business owners in the Ho Municipality have been fined by Ho Municipal Assembly for not implementing measures to curb the...
Reverend Dominic Owusu

Covid-19: God will save us if we adhere to preventive measures – Pastor

Reverend Dominic Owusu, Head Pastor of Calvary Temple Assemblies of God Church at Bantama in the Kumasi Metropolis, has said it was only God...

I am enforcing directives of the President – Bolgatanga MCE

Mr Joseph Atura Amiyuure, the Chief Executive of the Bolgatanga Municipality has said measures undertaken by the Municipal Security Council (MUSEC) with regards to...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Workplace now hotspots for COVID-19 infection – Information Minister

The workplace has become a new hotspot for COVID-19 infections, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the Minister of Information said on Tuesday. He said these places included...

Obuasi central market closed down

The Obuasi Central Market has been closed down following the inability of traders and buyers to maintain physical and social distancing in the market. ...
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Queen Mother applauds Akim West Assembly for efforts to halt COVID-19

Nana Dansuwa II, Adeiso Market Queen Mother, has applauded the Akim West District Assembly for the bold steps it took to relocate some of...
Social Fire Distancing

Traders ignore social distancing to observe fire outbreak at Apremdo

The protocols of social distancing and staying at home became meaningless to many traders at the Apremdo market, when they all rushed in numbers...
Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Nose mask wearing, social distancing are compulsory – Health Minister

Social distancing impedes productivity at the workplace but it is critical for containing COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, said on Tuesday. ...

Diaso weekly market days suspended over social distancing

The Upper Denkyirah West District Assembly in consultation with the District Security Council (DISEC) has suspended the Diaso Wednesday Market day until further notice. The...

Botswana makes mask-wearing in public compulsory

Botswanan health officials on Thursday announced that it will be compulsory to wear face masks in public spaces as the country enters the final...
Some Traders At The Agbogbloshie Market In Accra

Agbogbloshie market not observing COVID-19 Protocols

On the last day in April, I went to the Agbogbloshie market to buy foodstuffs to the house. Upon arrival, I was reminded that...

Court orders arrest of eight motor riders over social distancing

A Circuit Court in Accra has imposed a fine of GHC12,000 on a motor rider for failing to observe social distancing by carrying...

Social distancing important during Ramadan to fight COVID-19

Badr Addin Al-Najjar, director general of the National Center for Disease Control of Libya, on Sunday stressed the importance of social distancing during the...
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Discussions underway on recovered Guinean COVID-19 patients

The government, through the Ministry of the Interior, has initiated discussions with the Guinean Embassy to decide whether or not to repatriate the Guineans,...

Lawra MUSEC forms taskforce on social distancing in markets

The Lawra Municipal Security Council (MUSEC) has constituted a task force to enforce the social distancing protocol in market centres in the Municipality as...