Coronavirus: Ghana's confirmed cases hit 27; death toll rises to 2

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed twenty-seven (27) cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with two (2) recorded deaths.

According to an update from the GHS, the twenty-five (25) existing “cases are receiving treatment in isolation”.

“In respect of contact tracing, a total of 598 contacts have been identified and are being tracked. One (1) of the contacts developed symptoms and has been confirmed positive”, the Service added.

The GHS, further disclosed that: “among the confirmed cases, twenty (20) are of Ghanaian nationality, majority of whom returned home from affected countries. Seven (7) are of other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, France, UK”.



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