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COVID-19: Nine new cases push Ghana’s count to 214

Nine new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Ghana. This has increased the country’s case count to 214 as at 0600GMT on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Six of the cases were confirmed in the Greater Accra Region while the remaining three were recorded in the Ashanti Region. One of the …

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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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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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Covid-19 reaches Upper East Region, national tally now 205

Confirmed Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in Ghana now stands at 205, an addition of one since the Ghana Health Service (GHS) last update on Thursday. The latest case, according to the latest situational update by the GHS, was reported from the Upper East region and has no travel history or contact …

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Coronavirus: Confirmed cases pass one million globally

More than a million cases of coronavirus have been registered globally, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University – another grim milestone as the world grapples with the spreading pandemic. More than 51,000 people have died and more than 208,000 have recovered, according to the university’s figures. The US …

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Could Ethiopia provide the cure to the coronavirus pandemic?

As scientists work around the clock to develop a vaccine for the world’s most debilitating disease, Covid-19, Ethiopia says it is developing a cure. In a joint press statement, the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MoIT) said: “a domestic treatment drug” is being developed …

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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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