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Akufo-Addo extends incentive package for health workers for another 3 months

President Akufo-Addo has announced an extension of the incentive package for health professionals by another three months beginning this month to September. This means that all health workers will not...

Prampram Quarantine Centre gets support from IOM

Fifty Frontline Health workers at the Prampram Quarantine Centre have received training to support safe and dignified return of Ghanaians amidst COVID-19 by the International Organization for Migration, IOM...

Human trial of new coronavirus vaccine begins in UK

Volunteers have begun being immunised with a new UK coronavirus vaccine. About 300 people will have the vaccine over the coming weeks, as part of a trial led by Prof...

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count reaches 15,472

Ghana's COVID-19 case count has risen to 15, 472 with 11, 433 recoveries. This was after 459 new cases were recorded from 34 districts within nine regions. The death toll...

WHO warns COVID-19 cases could reach 10 million next week

The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says he expects COVID-19 cases will reach 10 million globally in the next week. Tedros said the rate of new...

COVID-19: Minority calls for immediate testing of students and staff of SHS

The Minority in Parliament has called for the immediate testing of students and staff of all Senior High Schools (SHS). Final year SHS students resumed school yesterday (June 23, 2020)...

New COVID-19 discharge policy is to decongest facilities – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has explained that the reasons for the new COVID-19 discharge policy is to among other things decongest the country’s isolation centres. The GHS at a...

Human trials for coronavirus vaccine start in South Africa

Human trials for a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University are beginning in South Africa and in Brazil. Some 2,000 people in South Africa will be involved in what is...

WHO’s revised recovery policy enables more persons to be discharged

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says more persons are being discharged from COVID-19 isolation and treatment centres due to the adoption of the revised patient discharge and recovery policy...

4 more die of covid-19 as Ghana’s case count passes 13,000

Ghana has recorded an increase of 274 new coronavirus infections. This takes the country's total confirmed covid-19 cases to 13,203, the Ghana Health Service has said. 80 more people have recovered...

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Africa

COVID-19: 40 South Africa soldiers test positive

The South Africa Defence Force (SANDF) has confirmed that at least 40 of its officers have tested positive for coronavirus. "Like all other front-line workers,...

Sierra Leone doctors’ strike leaves COVID-19 patients without care

A doctors' strike in Sierra Leone has left Covid-19 patients in some of the main treatment centres without care. The doctors say they were promised...

World

Khashoggi murder: Turkish absentia trial of 20 Saudis opens

Twenty Saudi nationals have gone on trial in absentia in Turkey over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He was killed inside the Saudi...

US firms create record 4.8 million jobs in June

The US economy created jobs at a record pace in June as firms took on more staff after the coronavirus downturn. Payrolls surged 4.8 million,...