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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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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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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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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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Coronavirus: U/E GHS warns against aiding illegal migrants

The Upper East Regional Directorate of the Ghana Health Service is calling on traditional authorities and community leaders along the borders to help clamp down on illegal migrants entering the country. The directorate observed that, community members of some border areas in the region aid the transportation of illegal immigrants …

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Ghana Immigration Service officials arrest 44 foreign nationals

Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have arrested 44 foreign nationals, who attempted using unapproved routes from Tatale in the Northern Region to Togo. The foreigners are made up of 37 Nigeriens, four Togolese, two, Beninois and one Nigerian. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on …

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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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