COVID-19 Updates

Noguchi Confirms 34 Omicron COVID-19 Cases in Ghana

Noguchi Confirms 34 Omicron COVID-19 Cases in Ghana

The Noguchi Memorial Institute, the number represents a 28% positive rate for the samples of returning travellers into the country.

No Vaccination, No Hospital Entry by 31st December 2021 – GHS to Health Workers

No Vaccination, No Hospital Entry by 31st December 2021 – GHS to Health Workers

The Director of Health Promotion at the Ghana Health Service, Dr Da-costa Aboagye has said health workers who are not vaccinated by December 31, 2021, would not be permitted to…

7, 870 Children Receive 1st Pfizer COVID-19 Jab

7, 870 Children Receive 1st Pfizer COVID-19 Jab

About 7,870 children between 14 and 18 have taken their first Pfizer COVID-19 jab in the Greater Accra region, as part of government's efforts to prevent further spread of the…

Ghana Records Cases of Omicron Variant at Airport

Ghana Records Cases of Omicron Variant at Airport

Ghana has detected its first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra.

Vaccinated Persons are Immune to New COVID Variant – GHS

Vaccinated Persons are Immune to New COVID Variant – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has assured that those who have already taken the COVID-19 vaccine should not be scared of being attacked by the new variant of COVID-19, 'Omicron'.

COVID-19: Our Borders Remain Closed - GHS

COVID-19: Our Borders Remain Closed - GHS

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service said the country's borders will remain closed until at least the end of the year.

No Cases of Omicron Variant in Ghana - GHS

No Cases of Omicron Variant in Ghana - GHS

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, has denied claims that a heavily mutated new COVID-19 variant named Omicron case has been identified in the country.

‘Absolute Chaos’ in South Africa as Flights Grounded Over Omicron

‘Absolute Chaos’ in South Africa as Flights Grounded Over Omicron

Disbelief and confusion washed over South Africa as the announcement of the discovery of the Omicron COVID-19 variant grounded flights and raised fears of a hard lockdown in Africa's most…

Ghana Records 27 New Coronavirus Cases – GHS

Ghana Records 27 New Coronavirus Cases – GHS

The Ghana Health Service has said that, Ghana has recorded 27 new coronavirus cases, bringing to 734 the country's active cases and 130,827 confirmed cases as at November 17, 2021.

WHO Updates Guidelines On COVID-19 Related Organ Inflammation in Children

WHO Updates Guidelines On COVID-19 Related Organ Inflammation in Children

Children who have developed organ inflammation linked to COVID-19 infection should be given steroid treatment in hospital, the World Health Organization, (WHO), said on Tuesday.