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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo to address nation today

The Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has told Parliament that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be addressing the nation today over issues surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Accra100.5FM’s parliamentary correspondent, Richard Appiah Sarpong reported that Minister of Parliamentary Affairs made the revelation while reading a business Read More
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Finance Minister submits document detailing impact of potential lockdown to Akufo-Addo

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has submitted a document to President Akufo-Addo detailing the economic implications in the event of a potential nationwide lockdown. This follows a directive to the Finance Ministry to assess the impact of a possible lockdown on the country’s economy. According to Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, this activity will inform the […]Read More
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Information Minister clears air on lockdown

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says there is no decision by the government to lock-down following the spread of Coronavirus in the country. With the increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana, the government is under pressure to announce a lock-down. This call, according to interested parties, is to help the country contain […]Read More
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Coronavirus Update: 1 Patient Recovers

One patient is said to have recovered from coronavirus in Ghana. A total of 49 coronvirus patients in Ghana are also said to be responding to treatment. Another patient, however, is reported to be in a critical condition. The Ghana Health Serve has confirmed the latest figures. About 132 persons as at March 26, 2020, […]Read More
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3 Covid-19 Suspected Cases Test Negative At TTH

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed, has revealed that three suspected covid-19 cases reported at the Tamale Teaching Hospital have come out negative. According to the minister, samples of the suspected patients who were on admission at the health facility came out negative after they were sent for testing at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)in […]Read More
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Rawlings tests negative for Coronavirus

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has tested negative for the novel coronavirus. The former president voluntarily took the test earlier this week. His office made this known in a press release on Thursday, March 26, 2020. “Former President Rawlings has in the past few days voluntarily tested for the virus and received a negative result,” the […]Read More
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COVID-19: Akufo-Addo frees 808 prisoners

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo upon the recommendation of the Prisons Service Council and in consultation with the Council of State has “already, in accordance with Article 72(1) of the 1992 constitution granted amnesty to 808 convict prisoners”. The categories of the convicts to benefit from the amnesty include first offenders (783), seriously ill inmates […]Read More
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Coronavirus: We’ll consider all options before announcing lockdown – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said the government is holding extensive consultations on the possible measures aimed at curbing the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana. Nana Akufo-Addo said though a lockdown remains an option, extensive consultations will be made to ensure that the government takes the right decision. Speaking at a meeting with […]Read More