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One person recovers from Coronavirus in Ghana

There is wild jubilation in Ghana as the country records its first Coronavirus patient discovery. Footage of an alleged Coronavirus patient being released from the hospital amid jubilation has surfaced online. From the commentary on the video, he was quarantined after he tested positive for the deadly virus but now …

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Ghana to strictly enforce ban on import of second-hand clothes

The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has called for strict enforcement of legislation on second-hand goods in the country. Second-hand clothing includes brassieres, handkerchiefs, underpants, mattresses and sanitary ware. According to the Director-General of the authority, Professor Alex Dodoo, the enforcement, which would start in due course, would be done at the various …

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Update: Ghana’s COVID-19 cases rise to 68

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed an additional positive case of COVID-19 in Ghana. As of March 25, 2020, a total of sixty-eight (68) cases including two deaths have been confirmed. Sixty-six (66) of these confirmed cases are being managed in isolation. A total of 68 cases including 2 deaths have been …

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Coronavirus: The truth, the myth and the way forward for Ghana

Introduction On January 30th, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 (previously termed ‘novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV’), a public health emergency of international concern. COVID-19 is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is sometimes also referred to as the COVID-19 virus. As the epidemic continues …

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Ghana legalizes the use of ‘weed’

Ghana has legalized the use of weed ‘cannabis’ for health and industrial purposes hoping to derive economic and health benefits from the substance. The bill for the legalization was passed into law in Parliament on Friday The law now makes the country’s Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) a Commission with enhanced powers …

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Coronavirus cases rise to 19 in Ghana

Three more confirmed cases of the global pandemic, coronavirus have been recorded in the Greater Accra Regional capital, Accra and Ashanti Region. Three (3) new COVID-19 cases confirmed on the 20th March 2020. Two were reported from Greater Accra Region and one from Ashanti Region. 1. 55-year-old Ghanaian woman; resident …

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BREAKING: 8 Ghanaians recovered from Coronavirus.

Eight Ghanaians who contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are reported to have recovered, a highly placed government official has told kasapafmonline.com. As at Friday, March 20, 2020, Ghana has confirmed and recorded 16 cases of the coronavirus. Considering the number of recorded cases, it means 50 percent of victims have recovered. …

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