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, […]

CORONAVIRUS: AKUFO-ADDO ANNOUNCES STRICT LOCKDOWN MEASURES

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has announced unprecedented new restrictions to life in an address to the nation on Friday, as he outlines stringent measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. People have been asked to stay at home and away from others in all but the most limited of circumstances in order to […]

NSAWAM, DENKYEMBOUR RECORDS FIRST COVID-19 CASES

The Eastern Region has recorded two more cases of Covid-19 in the Nsawam Adoagyiri municipality and the Denkyembuor district. The two are part of the 51 confirmed cases the region has so far recorded. Sources close to Region’s health directorate have told JoyNews’ correspondent, Edwin Kofi Siaw that, the victim from Nsawam is a Ghanaian […]

COVID-19: PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO LIFTS PARTIAL LOCKDOWN EFFECTIVE MONDAY

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that the three-week partial lockdown on Greater Accra, Kasoa and Greater Kumasi will be lifted at 1 am on Monday, April 20, 2020. President Akufo-Addo made this known in a televised address on Sunday night (April 19, 2020). The president said the ease of restrictions was because of Ghana’s […]

Coronavirus: Trump unveils plan to reopen states in phases

As Covid-19 continues to spread across the US, President Donald Trump has given governors guidance on reopening state economies in the coming months. The guidelines for “Opening up America Again” outline three phases for states to gradually ease their lockdowns. Mr Trump promised governors they would be handling the process themselves, with help from the […]