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Operation coronavirus Safety begin lockdown with roadblocks

Operation COVID Safety, the national security task force enforcing the COVID-19 Safety Operations, says all is set for the lockdown of Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA) and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan Area, as directed by the President. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Dr Sayibu Pabi Gariba, Director, National Operations, Ghana Police Service, and a Member of the Operation COVID Safety, said ...

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LIVESTREAMED: Information Ministry’s press conference ahead of partial lockdown

Source: www.ghanaweb.com The Ministry of Information held a press conference to clarify lockdown orders. On Saturday, the Ministry of Information in its resolve to ensure effectiveness of the lockdown directive urged all to reach out to the outfit for a clarification on the orders. “If you have a specific question that needs clarification, please send to us as a comment ...

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Don’t come to Takoradi – Residents to people in lockdown areas

Residents in the Western Region have expressed worry over the possible transfer of vertical infections in the region as they fear many could travel to other regions. Their fear stems from the President’s 4th address to the nation on coronavirus cases which is on the rise in Ghana with 137 confirmed cases and four deaths that as part of measures ...

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Akufo-Addo sets up coronavirus fund to combat outbreak

President Nana Akufo-Addo has announced the establishment of a special fund to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Members of the public have been encouraged to donate to the coronavirus fund to help halt the increasing cases of infections in the country. President Nana Akufo-Addo made the announcement in a televised address on Friday, March 27, 2020. He said ...

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Akufo-Addo announces GHC1bn stimulus package as govt restricts movements

The Finance Minister is to seek the approval of Parliament to spend one billion cedis under a Coronavirus Alleviation Programme to cushion Ghanaians as government tightens measures to control the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Announcing the package on Friday evening, President Akufo-Addo said the amount would mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus on businesses and households and ensure that ...

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Musician Obour loses Dad reportedly to coronavirus at Ridge Hospital

The father of Ghanaian hiplife legend and former president of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGHA), Bice Osei Kuffour, known in showbiz circles as Obour, has died in Accra after reportedly catching coronavirus. In a statement released shortly after his father’s demise, Obour said his father, Nana Osei Boansi Kuffuor passed away after doctors said “he is likely to be ...

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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 reduce the spread of ...

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Coronavirus: US repatriates 305 citizens from Ghana despite border closure

  Source: www.ghanaweb.com   305 American citizens in Ghana have been repatriated by the U.S. Embassy in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic. The exercise took place on Wednesday, 25th March 2020, despite the closure of Ghana’s borders as announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on March 22. The Embassy in a health alert on its website stated that it received adequate support ...

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