Coronavirus cases rise to 19 in Ghana

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The Ghana Health Service has confirmed three more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ghana, taking the total number of recorded cases to nineteen (19) with no deaths.

According to a report from the Ghana Health Service, the cases were confirmed on Friday 20th March, 2020, with two (2) cases reported from the Greater Accra Region and one (1) from the Ashanti Region.

The report disclosed the details of the infected persons as follows;

  • 55-year-old Ghanaian woman; resident of the UK; returned to Ghana within two weeks; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory
  • 84-year-old Ghanaian lady resident of the United Kingdom; came back to Ghana within the past two (2) weeks; developed symptoms and sample confirmed positive in the laboratory
  • 27-year-old Chinese male; returned to Ghana (Ashanti Region) in the past two weeks; developed symptoms and sample confirmed positive in the laboratory.

Contact tracing has started in all these confirmed cases.

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Source: ghdailynews.com

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