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Coronavirus: 70% of Ghanaians want to be vaccinated – EPI

  Ghana’s program manager for the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), Kwame Amponsa-Akyianu says majority of Ghanaians are now willing to avail themselves for the COVID-19 vaccine. On his accord, conspiracy theories have reduced drastically to the extent that Ghanaians are now rushing to get themselves vaccinated. He said, “The …

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Gov’t to receive extra two million coronavirus vaccines by May

  Ghana will receive an additional two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility by the end of May, this year. That would boost the country’s COVID-19 vaccination programme and aid the government’s quest to vaccinate about 20 million Ghanaians. So far, Ghana had received more than 700,000 COVID-19 …

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Coronavirus vaccination: GHS vaccinates 300,000 people within a week

  The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has, so far, vaccinated 300,000 people since the COVID-19 mass vaccination programme started on March 2, 2021. Those who received doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines included, health care workers, persons with underlying health conditions, essential service providers and those who were 60 years and …

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Senegal president takes coronavirus shot on live TV

Senegalese President Macky Sall on Thursday took his coronavirus shot live on television. “Just vaccinated for #Covid19. Hope is allowed for all. I appeal to the entire population to do the same. “Together, we have been fighting an enemy who threatens our health and lives. Today that we have the …

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Coronavirus: Over 1,500 health workers infected in Ashanti Region

A total of 1,557 health workers have been infected with coronavirus in the Ashanti region. Out of the figure, 1,555 have recovered from the disease with two deaths. Regional Health Director, Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, disclosed the figures at a press conference held in Kumasi today, Wednesday, 24 February 2021. He …

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Details on Frontiers airport coronavirus testing contract to be revealed today?

The Minister Designate for Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah will today take his turn at Parliament’s Appointment Committee as part of constitutional requirements in the formation of the President’s new government. One of the things highly expected of the Minister’s vetting today is the details around the COVID-19 testing contract awarded to Frontiers Healthcare Solution …

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Over 60 health workers test positive for Coronavirus in Savelugu

Over 60 health workers at the Savelugu Municipal Hospital in the Northern Region have tested positive for Covid-19. This follows mass testing of staff of the hospital after an upsurge of cases in the Savelugu Municipality. Sources say there are still some samples at the laboratory yet to be tested. …

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