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COVID-19: Austria to make basic face masks compulsory in supermarkets

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says all shoppers are required to wear basic face masks in supermarkets in a bid to slow the still-too-rapid spread of the coronavirus, Austria has...

Partial lockdown: Don’t stigmatise persons who return home- Salifu Saeed

The Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed has cautioned people in the region to desist from stigmatising persons who have traveled from areas under partial lockdown to their home bases...

World Bank warns of virus ‘economic pain’ for Asia

The World Bank says the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will stop almost 24 million people from escaping poverty in East Asia and the Pacific. In its latest report,...

All primary contacts of COVID-19 patient at UG test negative

The University of Ghana says all contacts to the reported Covid 19 patient of the University have tested negative of the virus. A student of the University of Ghana on...

Ghanaian Nurse resident in US dies of Covid19

A Ghanaian Nurse resident in the US is reported to have died of Coronavirus. The former Head Nurse of the Jacobi Medical Center’s Psychiatric Unit in New York is reported...

ECG customers in Tema experience challenges with on-line pre-paid platform

Some users of the Electricity of Ghana, ECG's online pre-paid platform are appealing to authorities to ensure that the platform stays active, especially during the season of a partial...

Gov’t needs GHS9.5bn to cushion economy against Coronavirus-Finance Minister

The novel coronavirus pandemic is estimated to cost the country nine point five billion Ghana cedis, representing two point five percent of Ghana’s revised GDP. The effect of the...

Markets in Bono, Ahafo, Bono East Regions disinfected

The Asunafo North MCE, Yaw Osei Boahenene, has given the assurance that the Disinfection of Markets in the Goaso Area will not be a flash in the pan but...

Over 30 health personnel at Tamale Teaching Hospital under quarantine following contact with COVID-19...

Thirty six health personnel at the Tamale Teaching Hospital have been placed under quarantine after coming into contact with two infected Burkinabes at the facility. The two, a husband and...

Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Senior Political Appointees at Presidency donate 50% of salaries into COVID-19...

All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers...

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Africa

‘We’ll die of hunger first’: Despair as Zimbabwe lockdown begins

It was still early on Sunday morning when Stewart Dzivira, his wife and their two-year-old son, jumped on a bus in Glen View, a densely...

Nigeria announces two-week lockdown in main cities

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has announced a lockdown in the cities of Lagos and Abuja in an effort to contain the spread...

World

Spain records death toll of 849 in 24 hours

Spain has recorded 849 new deaths related to coronavirus, the highest number in 24 hours in the country since the outbreak began. The national death...

COVID-19: Austria to make basic face masks compulsory in supermarkets

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says all shoppers are required to wear basic face masks in supermarkets in a bid to slow the still-too-rapid spread...