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The Western and Volta regions have become the latest regionS to confirm a case of COVID-19 in Ghana, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed. This brings the number of regions with recorded cases to 10 out of the 16 regions. A total of 37,954 persons have been tested with 566 being positive for COVID-19. The …

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The confirmed COvid-19 cases in Ghana have risen sharply by 408 to 566, the Ghana Health Service has announced. In its Covid-19 website, the Service said a number of measures introduced to control and prevent further spread of the disease has resulted in the sudden increase in cases. “As of April 11, a total of …

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Happy Easter my fellow countrymen and women. Today is day 14 (two weeks) since the partial lockdown declared by the President in some parts of Greater Accra and Ashanti regions, and Kasoa due to the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. So far, Ghana has confirmed 408 people as having been infected with the virus. Out of this …

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ablekuma West Constituency, Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful has begun the distribution of food items to 6000 underprivileged constituents. Following the restriction on movement of persons in Greater Accra and the Greater Kumasi as a containment measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, residents have called for support. …

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Scientists at the University of Ghana have successfully sequenced genomes of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the global COVID-19 pandemic, obtaining important information about the genetic composition of viral strains in 15 of the confirmed cases in Ghana. The scientists, who work at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR – College of Health …

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President Akufo-Addo has signed the Executive Instrument (EI) extending the duration of the restrictions imposed under EI 64 and EI 65. The restrictions imposed on public gatherings, under EI 64, have been extended for a further period of two (2) weeks, with effect from Monday, 13th April, 2020. As announced already, the restrictions imposed on …

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The Municipal Chief Executive for North Ayawaso, Aminu Mohammed Zakari, has confirmed some 31 cases of Coronavirus in the constituency. Citing information he received from a just-ended meeting in a live broadcast Sunday afternoon, he indicated that 10 of the recorded cases are in critical condition. Areas including Newtown, Mamobi and Nima were mentioned as specific areas …

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On Saturday, 11th April 2020, Hon. Alan Kyerematen, Minister for Trade and Industry paid a working visit to four Ghanaian Garment Manufacturing companies in Accra. The companies have been selected by the Akufo-Addo Administration to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for the frontline health workers leading the fight against the Corona Virus Pandemic. The local …

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