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2 coronavirus patients in critical condition – GHS

Two patients who are being treated for the coronavirus infection in Ghana, are in critical condition, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said. This is contained in an update on the website of the GHS, where it gave a breakdown of Ghana’s situation on the pandemic. The health authorities give …

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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count hits 204

Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ghana, increasing the country’s total case count to 204. This was confirmed in an April 2, 2020 update by the Ghana Health Service. All the cases were confirmed in the Greater Accra Region. Out of the nine new cases, four had …

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Angry residents chase out lockdown escapees

Angry residents of Apantem, a farming community near Aburi in Akuapem South Municipality of the Eastern Region, on Wednesday, chased out four escapees from Accra, which is currently under lockdown over Coronavirus pandemic. The four made up of a native of the community fled to seek refuge. Their arrival in …

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China Concealed Extent of Virus Outbreak, U.S. Intelligence Says

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report to the White House, according to three U.S. officials. © Bloomberg Airport employees wear full body protective suits …

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Government courts support of herbalists to fight coronavirus

The Ministry of Health (MoH) after a series of deliberations says it has thrown a challenge to all herbal medicine practitioners across the country to develop medications which can prove to be helpful in the fight against coronavirus. Already the Ministry of Health has given an executive clearance to the …

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We’re targeting 50,000 tests in 6 weeks – Information Minister

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed that a total of 50,000 Coronavirus tests is expected to be conducted in the next four to six weeks. According to him, having devices that capture respiratory residue samples for lab and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) kits available would help achieve the aforementioned …

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Over 50 coronavirus vaccine trials ongoing – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed that there are more than 50 trials for Coronavirus vaccine (COVID-19). When she appeared on a Channels Television programme on Tuesday, Fiona Braka, the country officer for WHO in Nigeria, said there is also a multi-country trial for a drug for the virus. …

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