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Effect of Covid-19 on Ghana’s Economy grim but… – Finance Minister

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says the impact of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic on Ghana’s economy looks grim, however bold measures must be taken for desired mitigation. While updating Parliament Monday on the potential economic impact of the coronavirus on the economy and the measures government is taking to mitigate the …

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STMA/EKMA move to curb spread of coronavirus

Two metropolitan and municipal assemblies, transport unions and traders in the Western Region have instituted tough measures to reduce the number of passengers on “trotros” and taxis and decongest markets as part of measures to control Covid-19. The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) and Effia- Kwesimintsim Municipal Assembly (EKMA) said the …

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Coronavirus: Accra, Kumasi locked down

Restriction of movements in some parts of Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi is in full force for two weeks, as a way of controlling the spread of the dreaded novel Coronavirus in Ghana. These areas are described by the Ghana Health Service as the epicenters, where substantial numbers of the …

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Operation coronavirus Safety begin lockdown with roadblocks

Operation COVID Safety, the national security task force enforcing the COVID-19 Safety Operations, says all is set for the lockdown of Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area, as directed by the President. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Dr Sayibu Pabi Gariba, Director, National Operations, Ghana Police …

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Coronavirus: US Embassy shut down for two weeks

The US Embassy in Accra has been closed to the public for a minimum of two weeks effective March 25 as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). A statement issued by the Embassy said its staff will continue to work remotely and will do their utmost …

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Coronavirus: Ghana takes delivery of Jack Ma’s medical supplies

Ghana has taken delivery of its share of medical supplies including Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) donated to African countries by businessman Jack Ma and his Alibaba Foundation to help fight the Coronavirus outbreak. The Minister of Health, Kweku Agyeman Manu who received the items at the Kotoka International Airport on …

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