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COVID-19: Ghana's Coronavirus count rises to 136 cases

Ghana News

The four new cases are from the regular surveillance in the general population.

Ghana's Coronavirus case count has increased to 136 confirmed cases from the 132 recorded on Thursday.

Commanding Officer Brigadier-General Nii Adjah Obodai receiving the donation from Mr. Senyo Hosi. Image credit – Senyo Hosi

Ghana News

“My family and I support the hospital but we always do so very privately. But considering the magnitude of what we have in the country today we ..."

The Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors Mr. Senyo Hosi and his family made a donation to the 37 Military Hospital yesterday in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Marricke Gane calls on NPP government to declare immediate lockdown

Ghana News

“Your Excellency, I believe we are at that point and there is the need now to exercise that decisive courage”

Independent presidential candidate, Mr. Marricke Kofi Gane, has called on the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to put the country in lockdown following the rising number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country as well as in neighboring countries such as Burkina Faso, Togo, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast.

President of the Ghana Medical Association - Dr. Frank Ankobea

Ghana News

The association acknowledged that the lockdown may not be a comfortable decision for the country’s leadership and citizens alike, but it is in the ultimate interest of the country.

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has called on president Akufo-Addo to declare a nationwide lockdown.

Ghana confirms 68 covid-19 cases, two deaths

Ghana News

In respect of contact tracing, a total of 829 contacts have been identified and are being tracked.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased to 68.

Covid19 supplies bound for several African countries including Ghana, Gabon, and Congo. Twitter image

Ghana News

The shipment included over 1.5 million laboratory diagnostic test kits and over 100 tons of infection prevention and control commodities.

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed has announced that Ghana has this morning received its share of a consignment of medical equipment donated by the Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundations to help combat the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu — Minister of Health. File photo

Ghana News

He said with many people coming through before the imposition of the mandatory quarantine, it was possible that many cases could have slipped through, hence the need for such people to isolate themselves to help curb the spread of the virus.

The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has appealed to people who have arrived in the country but might have missed the mandatory quarantine to adhere to the self-quarantine advice in order to help prevent the horizontal or community spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Nation fasts, prays today

Ghana News

Addressing the nation last Saturday in his third such briefing on the pandemic, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo urged all – Muslims and Christians – to pray “to God to protect our nation and save us from this pandemic”.

Ghanaians of all faiths are expected to fast and pray today ( Wednesday March 25, 2020) to the almighty God to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Ghana News

What we have identified so far in Ghana now, we may have, and we can describe three areas in Ghana as our own epicenters: Accra, Tema and Kumasi.

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has identified, Accra and Tema in the Greater Accra Region and Kumasi in the Ashanti Region as the epicentres of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana.

Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu

Ghana News

What we have identified so far in Ghana now, we may have, and we can describe three areas in Ghana as our own epicenters: Accra, Tema and Kumasi.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana jumped to 52 on Tuesday, up by 25 from the day before, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu has revealed.

Ghana confirms 24 covid-19 cases, one death

Ghana News

All the other twenty-three (23) confirmed cases are being managed in isolation; and are doing well on treatment.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased to 24.

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"In pursuant to the directives, a number of activities have been initiated including the disinfection of markets, public education initiation of market women on the COVID-19.

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has published a list of 137 markets that will be closed on Monday (March 23, 2020) for disinfection as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Accra.

Former WHO Director Dr. Asamoa-Baah appointed Ghana’s Coronavirus Programme Coordinator

Ghana News

In that role, Dr.Asamoa-Baah will be President Akufo-Addo’s point man for the response effort, ...

Dr.Anarfi Asamoa-Baah, a former Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been appointed as the Presidential Coordinator for the Government’s Coronavirus Response Programme.

File image - President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

This, he said, will be an addition to the adherence of measures rolled out to help contain the spread of the disease that has so far killed more than 11,000 people globally.

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has asked all Ghanaians to observe Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 as a national day of fasting and prayer to seek the face of God in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Ghana legalises use of cannabis for health and industrial purposes

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Ghana has legalised the use of cannabis for health and industrial purposes.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana rises to nineteen

Ghana News

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana rise to 19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana rises to nineteen (19)

NIA suspends Ghana Card registration in Eastern Region

Ghana News

Two Ghanaian nationals, Mark Oliver Kevor and Emmanuel Akumatey Okrah on Thursday sued the NIA for not halting the Ghana Card registration exercise ...

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has suspended the ongoing mass registration exercise in the Eastern region.

Ghana: Coronavirus cases increases to 16

Ghana News

One of the infected persons is said to be a 29-year-old female resident of Accra with no history of travel outside the country.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says the number of confirmed coronavirus in the country has increased to 16.

Ghana: Coronavirus cases increases to 11

Ghana News

The GHS did not mention that the 61-year-old male trader travelled into the country with the disease.

Ghana's Coronavirus confirmed cases has increased to 11. One of the two new cases involves a 61-year-old Lebanese male national, who is a trader and resident in Kumasi.

Joesph Akanjolenur Whittal - Commissioner of Human Rights and Administrative Justice of Ghana

Ghana News

CHRAJ similarly wants the President or the Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 to advise the EC on the potential public health risk and safety associated with the planned Voters' Registration.

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) wants President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to call the National Identification Authority (NIA) to order following its continuance of the mass Ghana Card registration exercise in the Eastern Region in the face of the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana.

Coronavirus: Ghana refuses entry to 31 passengers

Ghana News

"Yesterday, 17th of March, 24 Chinese were refused entry and also one German, also under the same circumstances..."

Ghana has denied entry to 31 passengers who tried to enter the country in the last 24-hours after the government announced new measures on travel restrictions to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

File image - National Chairman, Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo

Ghana News

The NDC hereby declares a nationwide 3-day fasting and prayer which is to be observed from our various homes starting Friday, ....

Ghana’s main opposition political party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has declared a three-day national fasting and prayer period against the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

File image - EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa

Ghana News

The Electoral Commission of Ghana says it will institute measures to ensure that the compilation of the new voters' register goes ahead in the face of the threat from the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa

Ghana News

Anyone who does not have any of those two documents will have to get people to vouch for them that they are Ghanaians.

The Electoral Commission (EC) is planning not to accept old voters ID cards and birth certificates as a primary form of identification in the new voters registration exercise planned for April 2020.

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