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Coronavirus: Liberia quarantines 31 Ghanaians

Some 31 persons believed to be Ghanaian nationals have been quarantined in Liberia due to fear of coronavirus. Reports monitored on Liberia News Agency say the Ghanaians had travelled to that country via sea. They have reportedly been placed under a 14-day ‘Precautionary Observation’. According to report, they had travelled …

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Nduom ‘donates’ 7 ambulances to fight coronavirus

Founder and presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) in the 2016 presidential election, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has made available some 7 ambulances to help the government in the fight against the deadly coronavirus. This was disclosed by her running-mate in the 2016 election, Brigitte Dzogbenuku at a …

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155 sailors on USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for coronavirus

At least 155 sailors on the USS Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Navy’s latest update. They account for 42 percent of all cases among all U.S. sailors worldwide. Bing COVID-19 tracker: Latest numbers by country and state The Navy said only about 1,500 sailors have so …

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33 persons die from Meningitis in Upper West Region

A total of 33 people have died of Meningitis while some 214 others are under treatment in the Upper West Region. The Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, Dr. Osei Kuffuor Afreh who disclosed this at a media encounter in Wa today [Saturday] said the situation has become a …

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17 Burkinabes arrested for trying to sneak into Ghana

17 Burkinabes have been arrested by security personnel at the Babile inland checkpoint in the Upper West Region for attempting to sneak into Ghana. Their arrest was effected around 1830GMT on Saturday [April 4, 2020]. The 17 persons were on board a bus with registration number AAS 5603-C en route …

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Akufo-Addo extends Ghana’s border closures by two weeks

President Akufo-Addo has extended Ghana’s border closures by another two weeks. This follows the review of a directive ordering the closure of all borders from Sunday, March 22, 2020. Making the announcement on his Twitter page,  Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the new directive was to take effect from midnight of Sunday, …

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COVID-19 patient who escaped from Tamale reportedly arrested in Accra

The Guinean who tested positive for COVID-19 but subsequently escaped from a quarantine facility at Tamale in the Northern Region has been arrested. The patient was arrested in Accra. Deputy Health Minister, Alexander Abban on The Big Issue on Saturday said while the patient was spotted and arrested before Saturday …

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Nurse at Korle Bu tests positive for coronavirus – CEO confirms

A nurse at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the hospital, Dr Daniel Asare, has disclosed. According to a report by GhanaNewsPage.Com, Dr Daniel Asare said the nurse [name unknown], tested positive for the disease some few days …

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Coronavirus: Couple, eleven children test positive

An entire Spanish family including eleven children have contracted the Coronavirus. The Cebrian Gervas family members from Valladolid in north-west Spain have all been forced to go under strict isolation in their home after every single one of them was diagnosed with the virus. Mother, Irene Gervas was the first …

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