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Coronavirus kills Ghanaian nurse in the US

The former head nurse of Jacobi Medical Center’s psychiatric unit was concerned about the lack of coronavirus precautions and testing while working there — only to end up dying of the contagion weeks later, her distraught son told The Post on Monday. “She had concerns, especially with working with patients and other staff and how long it was taking to …

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Govt secures $100 million earmarked to fight coronavirus

The $100 million earmarked for the fight against COVID-19, announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been secured and available to be disbursed, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta told Parliament on Monday. He said the outbreak would cost Ghana GH¢11 billion, but urged Ghanaians to remain steadfast. Mr Ofori-Atta gave an assurance that the Government would do whatever it takes …

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Business halts for successful disinfection exercise in Sunyani

There was no business activities within and outside the central business district (CBD) of the Sunyani Municipality for successful disinfection of markets by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. Shop operators, hawkers, petty traders, mobile money agents and prospective buyers were all absent in the entire Sunyani township on Monday to enhance market hygiene as part of government’s …

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Ghana is not on its knees for food – Afriyie Akoto

Dr Afriyie Akoto, the Minister of Food and Agriculture, on Monday said Ghana is not on its knees for food. Government, under the Planting for Food and Jobs Programme, has been working hard towards food security and had abundant food stock in its warehouses to feed the nation. He, therefore, advised the public against stock buying, saying this has accounted …

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Lockdown: We want to get ahead of coronavirus – Information Minister to Ghanaians

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has advised Ghanaians to comply with President Akufo-Addo’s directives regarding the partial lockdown of Coronavirus affected areas and Regions in the country. According to him, the lockdown isn’t intended to impose restrictions on people but to aid State authorities to identify persons infected by the virus, otherwise called Covid-19, and their contacts. Speaking in …

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Stay home, you’re not exempted from lockdown – Chief Justice to lawyers in Accra, Kumasi

Lawyers in Accra, Tema, Kasoa and Kumasi have been directed to stay home as they not part of the category of critical staff exempted from the two-week partial lockdown which begun in parts of the country. Although President Nana Akufo-Addo in announcing the lockdown mentioned the judiciary is exempted, the Chief Justice (CJ) in a new directive Monday said lawyers …

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Coronavirus: Doctor at LEKMA Hospital tests positive

A medical doctor at the LEKMA Hospital, has tested positive for the dreaded novel Coronavirus, the Ledzokuku Constituency legislator, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye has said. According to him, the doctor whose name is withheld has been counted by the Ghana Health Service in the number of cases recorded in Ghana. Dr Oko-Boye in a report by Joy News indicated that, the hospital …

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Coronavirus destroying our business – Sex workers

Some commercial sex workers say their business has been hard hit following the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ghana. The ladies of the night have lamented the low patronage of their services saying their regular customers from whom they used to make lots of money no more patronize them for fear of contracting the deadly disease. Ghana has so far recorded …

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Tribute: Opoku Afriyie, made in Asante Kotoko, celebrated at Hearts of Oak

Opoku Afriyie is no more. Born on the 2nd February, 1955; died on the 29th March, 2020. Footballer, striker, and two-time Ghana Premier League top-scorer. He made his name with Kotoko but his short stint with Hearts of Oak in the mid-80s would never be forgotten, not just for what he accomplished on the field of play, but how he …

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TRADITIONAL HIGH PRIESTS OF ACCRA OFFERED PRAYERS OVER COVID 19

TRADITIONAL HIGH PRIESTS OF ACCRA PRAYERS OVER COVID 19. Most of the High Priests of the Ga State has performed rite and prayers to fight the pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID 19). Video By Nii Annan Ammah and report by Awo Dede Akrong for Abongobi Media. Tel: +233274686375, Email: info@abongobimedia.com By: Abongobi Media.

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