An image detailing the coronavirus spread statistics in West Africa published by the West African Health Organization (WAHO) claims 31 coronavirus patients in Ghana have recovered. But this is False.
The image titled “COVID-19 CASE ECOWAS REGION UPDATE” captures the country-specific statistics from all 15 ECOWAS members states, with figures on total confirmed, total recovered…Read More
The Ghana Health Service has rejected reports that 8 coronavirus patients in Ghana have recovered.
Social media including Facebook and Twitter have been buzzing with reports about the recovered patients and at a point, #8Ghanaians was trending as one of the most discussed topics on twitter in Ghana.Read More
Ghana’s government is strongly discouraging all travel to the country until further notice, starting March 15.
This comes after the West African country confirmed four new coronavirus cases within its jurisdiction, making six, the total number of confirmed cases in the country.Read More
A Citi TV video interview with the Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Daniel Asare in which he is heard announcing that two suspected coronavirus cases have proved negative following lab tests is not new.
The video is being widely circulated on social media including WhatsApp and Facebook to discredit the confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in Ghana and announced on March 12.Read More
Ghana’s Minister for Health has confirmed two cases of the deadly coronavirus or CONVID-19 in the country on Thursday, March 12.
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So, these are imported cases of CONVID-19.” The minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu revealed.Read More
“It is false, the BBC has not reported that!” BBC correspondent in Ghana, Thomas Naadi said to GhanaFact.
This follows a viral screenshot of a story allegedly published by the BBC claiming Ghana has recorded its first confirmed coronavirus case.Read More
“You have to apply to the Office of the Chief of Staff if you believe you want to travel and the Chief of Staff would make a determination if it is a critical one,” Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah stated in an interview with GhanaFact…Read More
“We don’t have formal evidence. It is a new virus and the hypothesis is that it came from animals and mainly bats. It was found in another wild animal but so far there is no reference to chicken. We don’t have such information even from China or any other place,” said Dr Michel Yao, Emergency Operations Programme Manager, WHO’s Regional Office for Africa in an interview with GhanaFact.Read More