More medical doctors in the Ashanti region are contracting COVID-19 from the hospitals they work in, the Ashanti regional chairman of the Ghana Medical Association has revealed. According to Dr Paa Kwasi Baidoo, about 10 per cent of doctors in the Ashanti region have been hit with the virus. Speaking to Francis Abban on the […]

The Nigerian government has reversed its decision to reopen schools across the country. The Education Minister Adamu Adamu told reporters at the presidential palace that schools would only reopen when it was safe to do so and not when the number of coronavirus cases was rising in the country. Last week, Nigeria announced that schools […]

The Obuasi Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti region has begun voluntary coronavirus (COVID-19) testing. This is part of measures to contain and curb the spread of the virus in the Municipality. Obuasi Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Elijah Adansi-Bonah disclosed this on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme Wednesday. Out of a total of 483 Covid-19 cases […]

Ghana’s case count of the novel Coronavirus has shot up to 4,012. This was captured by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) website on Friday, May 8, 2020. According to GHS, “Over 50% of these cases were as a result of an outbreak in an industrial facility with 1,300 workers of which 533 have been confirmed […]

The first person to test positive for the novel coronavirus in the Bono Region is a Togolese national who entered the country illegally, the Regional Minister has revealed. This forms part of the 372 new cases that brought the country’s tally to 3,091 as announced by the Ghana Health Service on Thursday. The new case […]

The Obuasi and Obuasi East Municipal Assemblies will, from Friday, May 8, close down major markets indefinitely as the area gradually becomes the new epic center for Covid-19 in the Ashanti Region. The mining town accounts for 48 or one-third of 163 Covid-19 cases recorded in the Ashanti Region. Authorities say the action follows the […]

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