21st May 2024

Blood sample with respiratory coronavirus positive

The confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ghana has now hit nine. This is according to the government’s official website dedicated to the COVID-19, http://ghanahealthservice.org/covid19/.

The two cases are also imported cases according to the website.

A post on the side said “on the 18th March, we received another report from NMIMR indicating two (2) more confirmed cases from the Greater Accra Region. Both are imported cases. One is a 56-year-old man, a Ghanaian who travelled back to Accra from a trip to UK about a week ago. The other is a 33-year-old Ghanaian, who returned to Accra from a conference in UAE. Both cases are receiving treatment in isolation.”

Contact tracing

The statement added that “this bring to a total of nine (9) confirmed COVID-19 cases. There is no death, Yesterday, we received notification from KCCR indicating two (2) newly confirmed in Kumasi, On contact tracing, a total of 399 contacts have been identified and are being followed up. Nineteen (19) of the contacts developed some forms of symptoms and samples have taken for laboratory testing. We have received results for 15 of them which are all negative for COVID-19 and we are awaiting results for four (4) of them.

No death

Currently, there is no death and all the nine (9) confirmed COVID-19 cases are being managed in isolation and are responding well to treatment.

Source: eveningmailgh.com

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