Ghana has recorded another case of the deadly coronavirus.
This makes 24 as the total confirmed cases, though only 23 are active cases. One of the patients reportedly passed away yesterday.
In a statement, the Ghana Health Service said at 2 pm today, “a total of 315 suspected cases have been tested for COVID-19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR).”
“Twenty-four of these have been confirmed at the laboratory as COVID-19,” the statement added.
“Among the confirmed cases, 17 are of Ghanaians and 7 other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, France, UK,” the statement proceeded.
A total of 575 individuals are being monitored for coming into contact with the 24 confirmed cases.
“One of the contacts developed symptoms and has been confirmed positive,” according to the statement.
All the other 23 confirmed cases are being managed in isolation and are responding to treatment.
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