Wayoe Engineering and Construction Limited (WEC) – an indigenous Ghanaian company, has donated items to the tune of ₵27,000 to two communities within the catchment area of the company’s operations; Bokro and NyameYiekrom communities in the Ahanta West Municipality of the Western Region.
The Health Minister has advised against the use of homemade face masks with strings that are worn tied behind the neck or head.
Since Ghana recorded its first two cases of the novel Coronavirus, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has been engaging Ghanaians through a regular recorded televised broadcast on measures his government has outlined to combat the spread of the virus.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 566. This comes after the Ghana Health Service confirmed 158 new cases.
Volta and Western regions have recorded cases; bringing the number of regions with infections to ten (10).
Before this development, regions that had reported cases were Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West.
"The breakdown of the 566 positive cases are as follows: four (4) have been treated, discharged and tested negative, 552 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two (2) moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight (8) have died,” the Ghana Health Service stated Sunday evening.
The ‘fear’ that gripped residents of the twin-city; Sekondi-Takoradi, about a possible outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, otherwise known as COVID-19, in the metropolis has been watered down by the test result from Noguchi Medical Research Institute.
The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis has witnessed a mad rush for “akpeteshie,” a locally brewed dry gin, leading to a shortage of the product following the confirmation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country.
The Ghana Water Company Limited has warned Ghanaians of a possible water shortage ahead due to the frequent hand wash amidst the outbreak of coronavirus.