Chloroquine, coronavirus and Ghana’s preparedness: Old hero to the rescue?

US President, Donald Trump, in one of his daily press briefing on coronavirus, claimed the country’s Food and Drugs Authority has given approval for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to be used on COVID-19 patients. The FDA rebutted the claim and rather…

Statistical Services Uses New Data Methods To Help Fight Against Covid-19

Ghana Statistical Services, Vodafone Ghana, and the Flowminder Foundation are using innovative data science techniques to support the government’s response against COVID-19. The long-standing Data For Good partnership between Ghana Statistical Services, Vodafone Ghana, and the Flowminder Foundation has enabled…

Cargo With Foodstuff Grounded At Techiman Market Over Covid-19 Lockdown

A number of cargo trucks loaded with foodstuff have been locked up in the Techiman Market in the Bono Rast Region. They include maize, groundnut, cassava, yam, beans among others. This is due to the partial lockdown being experienced in…

We've Not Approved Any Vaccine For Covid-19 Treatment — GHS

Director-General of Ghana Health Service (GHS) Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, on Friday said no vaccine has been approved for the treatment of COVID-19 disease. He explained that ever since the disease started many medical research centres were using enhanced and…

NPP Parliamentary Candidate Supports Health Facilities To Fight COVID-19

New Patriotic party’s Parliamentary candidate for the Binduri constituency of the Upper East Region, Mr. Abdulai Abanga has donated some Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to the Binduri District Public Health Emergency Management Committee. The items, which were delivered on behalf…

Reduce Electricity Tariffs–CUTS Ghana Urges PURC

A leading research and public policy think tank is calling on the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to review electricity tariffs for all classes of electricity consumers to reflect the current cost of generation in the electricity power mix. “In…

Ridge Hospital Doctor Tests Positive

A specialist doctor at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, also known as the Ridge Hospital has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The affected doctor returned to Ghana from South Africa where he attended a medical conference. This makes the…

Immigration, Customs Receive 6 Motorbikes To Boost Border Patrol

The Immigration and customs services in the Bawku area in the Upper East Region has taken delivery of six motorbikes from six Municipal and District Chief Executives in the area as part of efforts to tighten the various borders against…

Mahama Advises Gov’t To Produce Locally Made Masks

Former President John Mahama is advising Akufo-Addo’s government to consider producing face masks locally for easy access by all Ghanaians for protection against COVID-19. In a Facebook write-up on day five of the two-week partial lockdown, the flag bearer of…

Isolated Togolese haven’t tested positive to Coronavirus

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has described as false reports suggesting that 11 out of 12 Togolese nationals detained in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, had tested positive for Coronavirus. According to a press release issued by the Assembly and signed…