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A/R: 5-Days National Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign Launched.

The 10th National COVID Vaccination Days (NaCVaDs) will commence, dubbed, “Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family, Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Now!” with the aim of safeguarding individuals, families, and communities from the devastating effects of the virus. From the 5th to 9th May 2024, dedicated vaccination teams will be visiting various …

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Video: Ghana Records 21 New COVID-19 Cases – Director-General of GHS Confirms

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, has noted that the country has started recording new cases of the COVID-19 virus. Engaging the media, Dr Aboagye noted that 21 new cases have been recorded. He noted that although the head of the UN World Health …

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GHS To Embark On Nationwide COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise Starting May 4

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) is set to embark on a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign. The exercise to take place between May 7 and May 10, 2024, according to GHS, is in response to escalating infections at various healthcare facilities. The Director of Public Health, Dr Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe who disclosed …

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Ashanti Region Launches 8th Covid-19 Vaccination Week Campaign.

As the world continues to battle the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Ashanti Regional Health Directorate in Ghana has taken a proactive step towards protecting its population. Today, September 20th, 2023, they have officially launched the 8th Covid-19 Vaccination Week Campaign, under the theme, “Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family, Get Vaccinated …

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COVID-19: New Variant Spreading Across UK

A new COVID variant is spreading across the UK, according to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) – and already makes up one in seven new cases. Scientifically known as EG.5.1, it is descended from the Omicron variant of COVID. The UKHSA has been monitoring its prevalence in the country …

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President Akufo-Addo To Address Nation On Covid-19 Fight, IMF Deal Tonight

President Akufo-Addo will address the nation tonight at 8pm on the government’s management of the coronavirus pandemic. The update comes as the COVID-19 health declaration form for international travellers to Ghana has been suspended. Also, pre-departure testing and tests at all points of entry are no longer a requirement for …

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COVID-19, Russia-Ukraine War Negatively Affected Ghana’s Economy – IMF Chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva has attributed Ghana’s economic struggles to the COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine War. The IMF Chief said the Ghanaian economy was thriving and making positive gains until COVID-19 struck, changing the economic outlook and was further …

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Unpublish “Premature” COVID-19 Audit Report – A-G Tells Auditor General

Godfred Yeboah Dame, the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, has protested what he says is a premature publication of the report of the special audit on the Government’s COVID-19 transactions by the Auditor-General. He has consequently asked the Auditor-General to unpublish the report, pending the fulfilment of constitutional injunctions leading …

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Govt Still Owes GH₵14 Million Of Covid-19 Free Water – CWSA

The Community Water and Sanitation Agency says the government has not yet reimbursed the cost of providing free water during the Covid-19 era, which is 14 million. Under the community management policy, funds in the sum of GHS.37 million were allocated for water systems.   The Metropolitan Municipal and District …

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Senior Management, Other Staff of Information Ministry Paid Themselves GHS 151K As COVID Allowance Without Approval

The Senior management staff and other staff of Ministry of Information paid themselves 151,500 cedis as covid-19 risk allowance for coming to work during the lock down without approval from Chief of Staff . This was revealed in Auditor-General, Johnson Akuamoah Asiedu’s audit of Covid-19 transactions for the period March …

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