COVID-19: Ghana’s case count rises by 763; total now 28,430 with 153 deaths

COVID-19: Ghana’s case count rises by 763; total now 28,430 with 153 deaths

The total number of COVID-19 infections recorded in Ghana has increased to 28, 430 following the verification of 763 new cases on Monday, July 20, 2020. These new cases are from samples taken from the period from June 7 to

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Coronavirus: Masks mandatory in France amid fresh outbreaks

Coronavirus: Masks mandatory in France amid fresh outbreaks

Face masks are now mandatory in all enclosed public spaces, including shops France has made face masks compulsory in all enclosed public spaces amid a fresh bout of Covid-19 outbreaks. Masks were already mandatory on public transport, but from Monday

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I will not wish coronavirus experience on anyone – Volta Minister

I will not wish coronavirus experience on anyone – Volta Minister

The Volta Regional Minister Dr Archibald Yao Letsa has described his experience with the novel coronavirus as an unpleasant one which he hoped will not be the portion of anyone. According to him, the discomfort and distress caused by the

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39 FDA staff test positive for COVID-19

39 FDA staff test positive for COVID-19

Mrs Mimi Delese speaking at the programme Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) had recorded 39 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) after conducting a mass testing for its staff. Out of the number, 38 had fully recovered, whilst the remaining one is

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Schools will only be shut down if Covid-19 infection rate reaches 15% – Deputy Health Minister

Schools will only be shut down if Covid-19 infection rate reaches 15% – Deputy Health Minister

Government says it has adopted a threshold that will inform the decision to close down a school. According to the Deputy Health Minister Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, if cases of Covid-19 go beyond 15 percent of a school’s population, it

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Medical staff at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital dies of Covid-19, 170 others test positive

Medical staff at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital dies of Covid-19, 170 others test positive

A 55-year-old medical staff at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has died of Covid-19. Details of the deceased are scanty, but JoyNews has learnt the Allied Health professional who was the head of Physiotherapy Unit at KATH died on Sunday,

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Enforcement of sanitation and COVID-19 bye-laws begin on July 20

Enforcement of sanitation and COVID-19 bye-laws begin on July 20

A joint task force of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Ghana Armed Forces, and Zoomlion Ghana Limited has begun public awareness on the enforcement of sanitation by-laws and COVID-19 protocols in Accra.   The enforcement exercise, which is expected to

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JHS in Oti Region records COVID-19 case

JHS in Oti Region records COVID-19 case

As the Coronavirus disease also known as COVID-19 continues to spread in educational institutions in Ghana, a Junior High School in the Oti Region is said to have recorded a case of the virus. This was disclosed by the Director

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Face shields not alternative to face masks

Face shields not alternative to face masks

Dr Asiedu Bekoe, the Head of Surveillance, Ghana Health Service, has advised Ghanaians against the use of face shields as an alternative to face masks.   He said face shields should only be used as a face leverage to make

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COVID-19: Angry parents storm Accra Girls over wards whereabout

COVID-19: Angry parents storm Accra Girls over wards whereabout

Parents of students at the Accra Girls Senior High School are currently at the school premises to demand answers as to the whereabout of their children who have tested positive for the Covid-19. This comes after a joint communique from

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