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COVID-19: Ghana confirms 143 new cases

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Ghana’s COVID-19 cumulative case count has risen from 44,869 to 45,012 since the last update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on September 4,...
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Ghana records 798 new cases of COVID-19

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Ghana has recorded 798 fresh cases of COVID-19, bringing its cumulative total to 37,812. Out of this are 34,313 recoveries and 191...

COVID-19: Ghana’s active cases rise to 3,780

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Ghana's COVID-19 active cases have risen to 3,780 from a previous 3,716, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced via its designated website. This follows...
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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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COVID-19: Ghana’s active case drops to 3,716

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Ghana has recorded a cumulative of 25,252 positive cases of COVID-19 since March 2020, with 21,397 recoveries indicating a percentage recovery rate of 34.7...
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COVID-19: Ghana confirms 270 new cases of infections

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Ghana's COVID-19 cases have risen to 24,518 with 270 new cases of infections being confirmed across the country, the Ghana Health Service (GHS)...
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Why is India experiencing sudden spike of COVID-19 cases?

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in India surpassed the 850,000-mark on Sunday with deaths nearing 23,000 as experts attributed the sudden spike...
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COVID-19: Ghana confirms six more deaths

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The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that six more patients have succumbed to the COVID-19 disease, increasing the country's death toll to 135. The six...
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New study warns of brain damages linked to COVID-19

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A new study has found that infection with COVID-19 can lead to brain damages, including delirium and nerve damage. According to the study by...
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COVID-19: Ghana records highest daily case of 758

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Ghana's COVID-19 daily cases hit a record high of 758, bringing the total to 19,388, the Ghana Health Service Saturday reported on its portal. It...
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Ghana flagged vessel hijacked by pirates in Benin waters

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Pirates are holding captive the captain and crew of a Ghana flagged Tuna Purse Seine vessel they hijacked in Benin waters. ...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO urges nations to prepare for Influenza amidst Coronavirus pandemic

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the world must not lose sight of significant public health issues like influenza which affects every country every...
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COVID-19; the preparedness of the Builsa South District Assembly

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Since the outbreak of the novel corona virus disease in Wuhan in the People’s Republic of China, several researchers, health experts and global leaders’...

COVID19: Ho Municipal Hospital records two cases; shuts OPD

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The Ho Municipal Hospital has recorded two cases of the Coronavirus disease, sources at the Hospital confirmed to the Ghana News Agency. The two cases...
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COVID-19: 30 health workers test positive in Ashanti

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Thirty health workers in the Ashanti Region have so far tested positive for COVID-19 in their line of duty, Dr. Emmanuel Tinkorang, the Regional...
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Sixty-eight per cent of COVID-19 cases are through contact tracing-Minister

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Sixty-eight per cent of Ghana's COVID-19 cases are recorded through contact tracing, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Information Minister, revealed in Accra. He said of...
Face Masks

Wear recommended three-layered face masks – FDA warns

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Thursday said most of the locally produced facemasks rather posed health risks to citizens rather than helping...
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COVID-19: Ashanti region steps up surveillance as confirmed cases hit 68

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate is stepping up surveillance in fighting COVID-19 as the region’s confirmed cases reached 68 on Tuesday. ...

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...

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases jump to 566

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Ghana's confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped to 566 with 158 additional cases recorded, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) said late Sunday. The authorities...
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COVID-19 cases in Ghana shoot up to 408

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Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ghana have increased to 408. This was confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS). “As of 10 April 2020, 23:00 HRS,...
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Kenya steps up surveillance of substandard, falsified medical products

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Kenya's health officials on Monday announced that it has stepped up surveillance of substandard and falsified medical products in the country. Jackson...
Water Aid Ghana Supports Two Districts In Covid Fight

Water Aid Ghana supports two districts in COVID-19 fight

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WaterAid Ghana, a water and sanitation focused organization, has donated hygiene equipment and materials to two districts in the Upper East Region to boost...

Ghana’s COVID-19 confirmed cases now 141

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Ghana's case count of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 141 as at March 28, 1520hrs according to the Ghana Health Service portal, which...
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AngloGold Ashanti Confirms COVID-19 Case at Obuasi Gold Mine

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AngloGold Ashanti Ghana confirms an employee at its Obuasi Gold Mine in Ghana has tested positive with the COVID-19 virus. A statement from the company...
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Nigeria intensifies surveillance amid COVID-19 prevention efforts

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The Nigerian government said it had intensified its surveillance against COVID-19 at the nation's airports. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health,...
Dr Emmanuel Tinkorang

Coronavirus; Ashanti Regional Health Directorate updates media

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The Ashanti Regional Health Directorate has intensified its preparations towards the containment of the coronavirus, also known as Convid-19, in the event of an...

Ghana is on high alert with maximum protection against coronavirus

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Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has assured Ghanaians that government is doing everything possible to prevent and protect citizens against the outbreak and spread...
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COVID-19 – Are We Ready?

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Since the very first patient reported to a hospital in Wuhan China on 1 December 2019, the COVID-19 virus has led to 87,586...

Soldiers seize 20 persons at suspected secessionists’ training camp

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The military on Monday morning picked 20 young persons including; a lady said to be receiving military training by secessionists group, Homeland Study Group...