As Ghana take steps to curb the spread of the COVID-19 in the country, many Ghanaians, corporate organizations and philanthropists have been contributing to the fight against the disease.
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The fight against COVID-19 is not one that the government can single-handedly face.
So a lot of support have been coming in kind and cash to assist government.
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The latest to have contributed is respected man of God, Bishop Gideon Titi-Ofei.
The leadership coach and motivational speaker on Tuesday, March 31, offered his 100-bed facility to the head of the Tema West Municipality Health Directorate to be used as an isolation centre.
The entrepreneur made the revelation in a post on Facebook.
His gesture will help decentralize case management and also reduce pressure on already existing and strained facilities in Tema and Accra as a whole and also smoothen work for the health workers.
Meanwhile, the Church of Pentecost has also donated 10 vans to the National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) to aid its public education activities on coronavirus.
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The intervention by the church is aimed at augmenting government’s efforts towards curbing the spread of the virus in the country.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has reached 161 after nine new cases were reported in Accra, according to health officials on Tuesday.
“All nine were reported from Accra, three of them travelled to Ghana within the past 14 days from Germany, France and Hungary respectively, but for six of them there is no history of travel outside,” the Ghana Health Service said.
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The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) also reported on tests from 77 samples including samples from 41 asymptomatic contacts of a case from Tamale Teaching Hospital and all are negative for COVID-19.
This brings up to a total of 161 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana, including five (5) deaths as of March 31, 2020 .
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a group of Ghanaians have been captured in a video angrily confronting police officers who were in the area to enforce the lockdown exercise that is currently ongoing.
According to the footage sighted by YEN.com.gh on the official Instagram handle of Facts and Truths, the local residents were out to get prepaid electricity.
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