Government has extended the lockdown imposed on some parts of the country by one more week. The extension which takes effect from Monday, April 13, 2020, will be subject to review. The president announced this in his sixth address to the nation on COVID-19.
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President Nana Akufo-Addo says that the government will cover the bills of low-income consumers of electricity in the country. He disclosed in his sixth national address to the nation on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, April 9, 2020.
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One more COVID-19 patient in Ghana has recovered. This brings to 4, the total number of people who have recovered from the disease in the country. President Nana Akufo-Addo made the announcement in a televised broadcast on Thursday, April 9, 2020. The President indicated that the country’s total case count for COVID-19 had also risen […]
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One more COVID-19 patient in Ghana has recovered. This brings to 4, the total number of people who have recovered from the disease in the country. President Nana Akufo-Addo made the announcement in a televised broadcast on Thursday, April 9, 2020. The president indicated that the country’s total case count for COVID-19 had also risen […]
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Government has extended the lockdown imposed on some parts of the country by one more week. The extension which takes effect from Monday, April 13, 2020, will be subject to review. “The decision has been taken through the issuance of another executive instrument to extend the restriction of movements in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area […]
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Ghana’s cases of the novel Coronavirus has increased to 378. This was made known by President Nana Akufo-Addo during his national address to the nation on Thursday, April 9, 2020. According to President Nana Akufo-Addo, the new cases were detected as a result of the ongoing enhanced contact tracing and testing exercise. “We now see […]
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The Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana ( PRINPAG) has called on the government to consider media practitioners as frontline workers so they can enjoy the stimulus package announced by the President. Their call follows the President’s announcement of some incentives for frontline health workers in his last national address on COVID-19 updates.
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The University of Development Studies (UDS) has said that it has the capacity to begin testing COVID-19 samples. The school is, therefore, calling for support.
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Dziffa and David speak to the vice president of the LPG Marketers Association of Ghana, Gabriel Kumi, on the use, demand and pricing of LPG in the times of COVID-19.
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As we are locked down in the coronavirus period, let’s stay with Jess.
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The former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit was concerned about the lack of coronavirus precautions and testing while working there only to end up dying of the contagion weeks later, her distraught son told The Post on Monday. “She had concerns, especially with working with patients and other staff and how long […]
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President Nana Akufo-Addo will later tonight [Thursday, April 9, 2020] address the country with new measures taken by the government to address the Coronavirus outbreak in the country. The address is scheduled for 10:30pm. This will be the president’s sixth address to the nation since the first Coronavirus case in Ghana. His address is largely […]
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The Acting Public Relations Officer, at the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Misbao Mohammed has bemoaned the adverse impact of the ban on public gatherings on the hospital’s blood mobilisation exercises. Management of the facility says the blood bank relies on a family replacement to stock the bank as they are unable to organise mass exercises for […]
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The Deeper Christian Life Ministry Ghana has donated an amount of GHS20,000 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund at the Jubilee House. This is aimed at supporting the government’s effort in fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic. The National Accountant and Pastor in charge of Sowutuom division, Joseph Hector Edusei and Acting National Administrator/ Children’s Coordinator, […]
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The Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly has closed down the CMB market to prevent a spread of Coronavirus. The Assembly explained in a statement that the decision has become necessary because the traders were ignoring the rules of social distance. “Our numerous visits to the CMB market revealed the recalcitrant nature of the traders. A recent […]
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Some Ghanaians living in the Chinese capital, Beijing were this morning allegedly evicted from their apartments over fears they were carrying the Coronavirus disease. The latest eviction of some Ghanaians in Beijing comes a day after hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China’s southern city of Guangzhou were evicted from hotels and apartments. This […]
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A former President and the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has extended his support in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic to the Tamale Teaching Hospital in the Northern Region with the provision of Personal Protective Equipment. The former President who could not make it himself to the region had […]
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13 Contacts have so far been traced to the first person who tested positive for COVID-19 in the Central Region. This is according to the Regional Director of Health, Dr. Akosua Owusu Sarpong. She said the 13 contacts are being observed in isolation as the patient receives treatment. The Ghana Health Service announced the confirmation […]
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The National Blood Service in Accra says it is supplying blood to only health facilities with emergency cases. This is because its blood collection has reduced drastically in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with Citi News, a Blood Safety officer at the National Blood Service, Dr. Michael Acquah, said an appointment […]
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The Society for Private Medical and Dental Practitioners has raised concerns over the exclusion of its members from the government’s three-month tax holiday given to health professionals. According to the private practitioners, the document from the Ministry of Health detailing the beneficiaries of the directive of the President only mentioned health workers in the public […]
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