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COVID-19 cases in Ghana jump to 6,096, recoveries now 1,773

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 6,096, following the confirmation of 178 new cases. The Ghana Health Service disclosed this in its latest update on Tuesday night [May 19, 2020.] The update indicated that there had been an increase in the number of cases in four regions -Greater Accra, …

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Ghana receives Madagascar ‘cure’ for Coronavirus, testing begins

Ghana has received samples of Madagascar’s highly publicized COVID-19 remedy and preventive herbal mixture; the Ministry of Information has indicated. In a tweet on its page, the Info Ministry indicated that testing has begun to confirm its efficacy. The Ministry also indicated that like all drugs, it will be tested …

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Armed robbers attack black market exchange traders at Paga Border

Six men armed with guns have attacked traders at the Ghana-Burkina Faso border in Paga, robbing some traders of their monies in different currencies. The robbery incident took place on the Burkina Faso side of the border near Dakola at a black market where traders openly exchange money. It happened …

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Three-year-old abused boy discharged from hospital

The three-year-old boy who was allegedly brutalised by his father for damaging his phone and urinating on his bed was yesterday discharged from the Manhyia District Hospital where he was admitted for treatment. The mother, Ms Barbara Obeng, told the Daily Graphic in a telephone interview that the boy was …

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31 deaths as Ghana’s coronavirus cases rise to 5,918

New updates released by the Ghana Health Service show another surge in Ghana’s coronavirus cases as 183 more persons have tested positive for the virus. This new update raises the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 5,918. Two more persons who tested positive for the virus have …

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Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding permanently over Covid-19. The letter outlines a 30-day deadline for the body to commit to “substantive improvements” or risk losing millions and US membership altogether. Addressed to WHO …

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Teacher Unions threaten to defy President over schools reopening

Pre-tertiary Education Unions have warned against any plans in the immediate by the Ghana Education Service, to reopen schools. According to the unions, they would not subscribe to the re-opening of the schools should President Akufo-Addo decide not to extend the 31st May, 2020 deadline for the ban on prescribed …

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