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420 Health Workers tests positive for coronavirus in Bono East Region

The Bono East Regional Health Director, Dr. Fred Adomako Boateng has disclosed that about 420 Health service workers in the region as of last Sunday, February 28, 2021, tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus.Addressing stakeholders at the Kintampo College of Health on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 where the Regional Health Directorate …

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US: Texas ends mask rule as states drop COVID-19 measures

Texas will lift its mask requirement and allow businesses to reopen at full capacity next week, Governor Greg Abbott has announced. “It is now time to open Texas 100%,” the Republican said on Tuesday. Texas is the largest US state to end its mask mandate. Mr Abbott has faced criticism …

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Parliament: 12 more test positive for COVID-19 after re-testing exercise

Parliament has recorded 12 more cases of the COVID-19 virus within its enclave. Most of the cases involve auxiliary members of the House with a few being Members of Parliament (MPs). These persons tested positive after a Coronavirus re-testing exercise was conducted ahead of today’s resumption of parliamentary sitting following …

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Mahama and Lordina take COVID-19 vaccine

Former President John Dramani Mahama and his wife, Lordina on Tuesday took the COVID-19 vaccine at the Police Hospital in Accra. To Mr Mahama, he agreed to take the vaccine publicly, to encourage and assure all Ghanaians that the vaccines are safe.     “As a former Ambassador for the GAVI …

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Methodist Bishop Dr Paul Boafo takes COVID-19 jab [VIDEO]

The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, Most Rev Dr Paul Boafo was among the personalities who took their COVID-19 vaccination first jab on Monday. The move is to reassure the public that the vaccine is safe. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday urged citizens to ignore conspiracy …

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Malaria drug undergoes COVID-19 clinical trials

The World Health Organisation prequalified and Ghana Food and Drugs Authority registered antimalarial pyramax (artesunate-pyronaridine), a fixed-dose combination medication for the treatment of malaria, has been approved for clinical trials for Covid-19 in South Korea. It is also being tried in South Africa, Kenya and Burkina Faso to pick African …

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Akufo-Addo’s 24th Coronavirus update to Ghanaians [Full text]

Following the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in Ghana, President Akufo-Addo delivered to the nation his 24th address on Ghana’s enhanced response to the Coronavirus pandemic. In that address on Sunday, February 28, 2021, the President announced that the government has established a committee to formulate a concrete plan for vaccine development and …

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COVID-19 vaccines are safe; won’t alter your DNA – Akufo-Addo assures

President Nana Akufo-Addo has allayed the genuine fears of Ghanaians ahead of the national vaccination programme against Coronavirus. He says conspiracy theories that have been propounded about the vaccines must be ignored assuring that the vaccines are safe and will not have any adverse effect on the health of recipients. …

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