Aerospace Africa 

Ghana Reopens International Airport Today

Ghana reopens its international airport Today Tuesday but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Kotoka International Airport, located outside the capital Accra, was closed in March along with other border points in a bid to contain the virus in the west African country. “I am glad to announce that Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020,” President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a nationwide broadcast late Sunday. He said land borders would remain closed. New safety measures have been…

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Africa Education Healthcare 

COVID-19:Schools reopen in Ghana

President Akufo-Addo has announced the re-opening of schools and universities to allow final year students to begin classes ahead of the conduct of their respective exit examinations. During his 10th televised address, the president said, “Indeed, final year university students are to report to their universities on 15th June; final year senior high school (SHS 3) students, together with SHS 2 Gold Track students, on 22nd June; and final-year junior high school (JHS 3) students on 29th June.” He continued: “JHS 3 classes will comprise a maximum of thirty (30)…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare Manufacturing 

A worker infected 533 others with coronavirus at a factory in Ghana

A worker at a fish-processing factory in Ghana’s Atlantic seafront city of Tema infected 533 other workers at the facility with the coronavirus, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a broadcast late on Sunday. Health authorities reported the outbreak late on Friday but did not provide details. “All 533 persons were infected by one person,” Akufo-Addo said. He did not say how the disease spread in the facility or if safety measures had been in place. He said that the 533 positive cases, which represent around 11.3% of Ghana’s total…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Coronavirus cases in Ghana explode, lockdown extended – P.M. News

Confirmed cases for coronavirus in Ghana have shot up by 65, bringing the total to 378, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo. In his sixth national address since the outbreak in the country, Akufo-Addo said there was one more recovery. This increases recovered patients to four. However, six persons have died. Because of the rising cases of the virus, President Akufo-Addo has extended the lockdown period by another week. The president said evidence from the ground suggested that the lockdown, which began on March 30, had worked well. “It is important…

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