Coronavirus: Ghana Hits 52 cases

The Ghana Health Service has currently confirmed 52 cases of COVID-19 with death toll still at 2.

This was confirmed by the Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyemang Manu during a press briefing at the Ministry today.

With follow up on contact tracing, a total of 598 suspected patients according to the Director of Public Health of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie have been tested.

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Dr. Sarkodie stated that 14 out of the suspected patients who were in self-isolation have completed the mandatory quarantine. One of this number however developed symptoms and tested positive.

The additional 25 cases are among the 185 quarantined nationals from other countries. The relieving aspect is that the new cases who tested positive did not have contact with anyone as they were mandatorily quarantined on arrival at the port.

Details on the surge in number from 27 to 52 is yet to be updated on the Ghana Health Service website.