Thursday, 26 May

Covid-19: No tests until Jan. 4 – Noguchi

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Covid tests at NMIMR on hold till January 4

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has announced that its staff working at the COVID-19 Walk-in testing centre would be on break from the 1st to the 3rd of January 2022.

In view of that, the research centre said there would be no COVID-19 Walk-in testing at the Institute during the period.

“COVID-19 testing for the new year will commence on 4th January 2022,” a statement from the institute said.

As of Christmas Day, some 1,074 new cases of COVID-19 were discovered in Ghana bringing the total number of active cases to 9,534.

The death toll is 1,287.

Since mid-March 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 141,295 cases.

Out of that number, 130,474 have recovered.

Meanwhile, the Health Service has intensified its vaccination drive.

So far, a total of 8,458,155 vaccine doses have been administered.

Source: Mensah