Ghana’s Coronavirus cases move up to 19

Ghana has confirmed three new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) moving the number to in 19.

The cases were confirmed on March 20. According to the Ghana Health Service, GES, the cases were imported into the country.

Two of the new cases were reported from the Greater Accra Region with the other one, from the Ashanti Region.

The breakdown of the new cases
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.