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59,480

Total Cases

361

Total Deaths

56,706

Total Recovered

2,413

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New Cases


via myjoyonline01/22/2021

World Vision Ghana supports Back to School Campaign with stationery worth ¢56k - Myjoyonline.com

Programmes instituted by World Vision Ghana in the Nkwanta South and Kadjebi Area have supported over 6000 school children with stationery as schools reopen after 9 months of closure due to Covid-19. Some 42 community schools in Kadjebi and Nkwanta South have received school bags, exercise books, branded T-shirts among others to encourage students to […]

via myjoyonline01/21/2021

3 convicts in Walewale test positive for Covid-19 - Myjoyonline.com

The West Mamprusi Municipality has added on to the number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Ghana. Information reaching JoyNews, Thursday, indicates that three persons in the custody of the Walewale Police Command have tested positive for coronavirus. Walewale Police Commander, Supt Samuel Yeboah who spoke to JoyNews’ Illiasu Tanko confirmed the report of Covid-19 cases […]

via myjoyonline01/21/2021

Joshua Kyeremeh put Ghana first before his own life - Parliament eulogises - Myjoyonline.com

The 8th Parliament has been left in utter shock by the sudden demise of National Security Coordinator, Joshua Kyeremeh. During a sitting in the House, the legislators expressed grief over the passing of one of the nation’s finest personalities in the sphere of state security and intelligence. Mr. Paul Apreku Twum-Barima described Joshua Kyeremeh as […]

via myjoyonline01/20/2021

Five MMDAs launch Covid-19 Recovery Plans - Myjoyonline.com

Covid-19 Recovery Plans and Integrated Assembly Financing Frameworks (IAFF) has been launched for five Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to help them build back better from the impact of the pandemic and build resilience against local and external shocks. The proposed activities in the Covid-19 Recovery Plans, which will be implemented from now until […]


via myjoyonline01/20/2021

Ghana rejects British Airways decision to switch London -Accra- London route - Myjoyonline.com

The Ghana government has rejected the decision by British Airways to switch London-Accra-London route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport. In a memo from the Aviation Ministry, it said the airline has already made its decision known without much explanation. This means Ghanaian travellers to the UK is that all London-Accra-London bound BA flights will originate […]

via modernghana01/19/2021

Be guided by the accounts of Covid-19 lockdown and shun corrupt, self-seeking Pastors — NPP stalwart to Christ - Modern Ghana

A staunch member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, Nana Bonsu, popularly known as Mandela has stressed the need for Christians to stay vigilant, renew their faith in God and ignore pastors who use the scripture as a cover to deceive church members.

via myjoyonline01/18/2021

Kwesi Pratt's brother dies of Covid-19 - Myjoyonline.com

Renowned journalist, political commentator and Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr, has reportedly lost his brother to the deadly coronavirus. Nanabanyin Pratt is reported to have died from coronavirus complications on Sunday, January 17, 2021.  He was a Public Relations expert and lecturer at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Nanabanyin Pratt […]

via myjoyonline01/22/2021

Ghana not among countries listed in Netherlands international travel ban - Myjoyonline.com

The Netherlands Embassy in Accra says Ghana is not included in the list of country’s affected by its international travel ban as it fights to curb the spread of Covid-19. It said due to the emergence and spread of various strains of the coronavirus, the Dutch government has introduced additional measures regarding travel on Friday. […]

via myjoyonline01/21/2021

Those who passed Covid-19 sanction laws in Parliament didn't think of practicality - Samson Lardy Anyenini - Myjoyonline.com

Private legal practitioner Samson Lardy Anyenini says the laws passed to sanction culprits liable for breaking Covid-19 safety protocols lack enforcement and practicality. Speaking to JoyNews colleagues – Kojo Yankson and Winston Amoah on the Super Morning Show, Thursday, he said the aim of passing a law is to ensure that it is effectively and […]


via modernghana01/20/2021

The surge in COVID-19 cases in Ghana amid resumption of schools and economic activities - Modern Ghana

The Health Sector Environmental Health Practitioners Association ndash;Ghana (HeSEHPAG), a professional Association for Environmental Health Officers practicing under the Ministry of Health (MOH) and its Agencies, and are regulated by the Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) in accordance with the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies Act, 2013 (Act 857), wish to state categorically the following: Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana Health Service (GHS), Teaching Hospitals (THs), Ch

via capetownetc01/20/2021

South Africa's COVID-19 vaccine roll-out to be tracked by electronic system - CapeTown ETC

South Africa plans on using a completely paperless system when it comes to the management and monitoring of the COVID-19 vaccination process. This system is called the Electronic Vaccination Data System (EVDS), and is expected to go live when the vaccine rollout begins early in February.

via modernghana01/20/2021

The Emcees Network pledges support in Ghana’s fight against the spread of covid-19 - Modern Ghana

A vibrant group of Professional Masters of Ceremony (Emcees) called THE EMCEES NETWORK have today pledged their massive support to the Government and all stakeholders in the events space in Ghana rsquo;s fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic. This pledge comes amidst recent spikes in covid-19 cases and the declaration by His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana on Sunday 17th January 2021 that many of the new cases can be traced to e

via myjoyonline01/18/2021

Rallies, parties, other super spreader events responsible for spike in Covid-19 cases - Sophia Akuffo - Myjoyonline.com

The Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for the National Covid-19 Trust Fund has blamed political rallies, parties during Christmas and other superspreader events for the spike in Ghana’s Covid-19 cases. Sophia Akuffo speaking to JoyNews’ Latif Iddirisu stated that many people during the latter part of 2020 went about their business with no regards […]

via journalducameroun01/18/2021

Ghana: Press focuses on directive to police, others to enforce COVID-19 safety protocols - Journalducameroun.com - English

The directive by Ghanaian President to the police and other security services to collaborate and strictly enforce the COVID-19 safety protocols, following an upsurge in the number of active cases dominates the headlines of Ghanaian press on Monday.The Graphic reports that the police and other security services will collaborate to strictly enforce the COVID-19 safety […]


via graphic.gh01/21/2021

GPRTU to ensure compliance with COVID-19 protocols at terminals - Graphic Online

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has served notice that it will take strong punitive action against its member organisations at the various lorry parks across the country who fail to impress on their drivers to observe and enforce the COVID-19 preventive protocols.

via graphic.gh01/20/2021

High Coronavirus spread in Ghanaian and other African communities and its implications - Graphic Online

The 2019 outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2), the virus that causes Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19), which originated from Wuhan in China achieved a pandemic proportion in the first quarter of last year, 2020. Currently, all countries on Earth, in one way or the other, have reported of COVID-19 cases among their people, either home or abroad. Ghana, like h

via gh.usembassy.gov01/20/2021

Health Alert - Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs - US Embassy in Ghana

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19.     Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and ...

via myjoyonline01/20/2021

Ghana rejects British Airways decision to switch London-Accra-London route - Myjoyonline.com

The Ghana government has rejected the decision by British Airways to switch London-Accra-London route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport. In a memo from the Aviation Ministry, it said the airline has already made its decision known without much explanation. This means Ghanaian travellers to the UK is that all London-Accra-London bound BA flights will originate […]

via modernghana01/19/2021

Five MMDAS launch COVID-19 recovery plans and Integrated Assembly Financing Frameworks to build back better - Modern Ghana

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has supported five Metropolitan, Municipal and Districts Assemblies (MMDAs) to launch COVID-19 Recovery Plans and Integrated Assembly Financing Frameworks to build back better from the impact of COVID-19 and build resilience against local and external shocks. The assemblies are Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Sagnarigu Municipal A

via kslnewsradio01/18/2021

10 places that shaped Martin Luther King Jr.’s march in history - KSL NewsRadio

Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised in the American South, but his dream of racial equality and social justice reverberated out of his region, into the whole country and around the world. And it just wasn't his vision that spanned the globe -- the man himself embarked on travels far and wide.