Parliament to test all MPs and staff for coronavirus

The Speaker of Parliament has directed all members and staff of the House to be tested for coronavirus. In his welcome address as Parliament resumed sitting Tuesday, Prof Mike Oquaye assured members and all staff that the necessary steps will be taken to protect them. “In addition to observing the established protocols, I have directed […]

Covid-19: Wear face masks in Ghana or be jailed 3 months

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, says the government was considering legal options to enforce personal preventive etiquette as part of measures to halt the spread of the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). He said, the legal options, when rolled out, would ensure that people adhere strictly to personal preventive protocols, which include the wearing of […]

Stigmatised COVID-19 Patient Now Ambassador

The woman, Matilda Agamu, who lives in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region with her family, has been stigmatised by her neighbours and the community since she returned home from the treatment centre, but instead of caving in, she says the experience has rather emboldened her to speak out against stigmatisation and help educate people […]

Coronavirus: If you don’t need to talk, don’t talk- Health Minister entreats

The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has entreated all to avoid talking unnecessarily to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “So many of us are talking unnecessarily and if you are infected, you open your mouth and the virus comes out. If you don’t need to talk, don’t talk especially when you don’t […]

MCE DISTRIBUTES 1500 PIECES OF NOSE MASK TO TRADERS AND DRIVERS

Hon. Isaac Buabeng, the MCE of Nsawam Adoagyiri Municipal Assembly has today Thursday the 7th of May 2020, distributed 1500 nose masks to traders and drivers who operate within the municipality, to help ensure that the health ministry’s directive of compulsory wearing of nose mask in public places is adhered to. He visited the New […]

GOVERNMENT CONSIDERING INTERVENTION FOR HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY – AKUFFO-ADDO

The president, Nana Akufo-Addo says government is in the process of designing a unique model of intervention to be applied to the hospitality industry following the outbreak of COVID 19. According to the President, government’s intervention is more crucial in these times especially in the wake of challenges such as the low patronage of hotels […]

WEARING OF NOSE MASK, SOCIAL DISTANCING, ARE COMPULSORY – HEALTH MINISTER

Social distancing impedes productivity at the workplace but it is critical for containing COVID-19, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, said on Tuesday. He emphasised that nose mask-wearing and social distancing are compulsory. “We need to adhere to the advice we are given on COVID-19 – wash your hands,” he said, adding; “SARS-CoV-2, the […]

NSAWAM PRISONS CLINIC DESPERATELY NEEDS GUN THERMOMETERS

DSP Adamu Abdul Latif, Public Relations Officer of the Nsawam Prisons, has called on benevolent organisations and individuals to assist the Nsawam Prison Clinic with gun thermometers to help detect and prevent the spread of COVID-19. He said the Clinic was in dire need of the thermal infrared thermometers as it would help to detect, […]