3 New Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed In Ghana Bringing Total to 19 – Two from the UK And One from China


3 new cases of the novel 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Ghana, bringing the total number of cases to 19.

The new cases were all confirmed on Friday, March 20th 2020 – 2 in Accra and one in Kumasi.

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Despite recording the first cases of local infection on Thursday, Friday mercifully passed without anymore confirmed cases of community spread.

Instead, all these 3 new cases are of people who recently travelled.

Two of them recently returned from the U.K and one from China.

More details below…

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1. 55-year-old Ghanaian woman; resident of the UK; returned to Ghana within two weeks; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory

2. 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

3. 27-year-old Chinese male; returned to Ghana (Ashanti Region) in the past two weeks; developed symptoms and sample confirmed positive in the laboratory.

The Ghana Health Service says it has started contact tracing in all new cases.

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com



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