One COVID-19 death recorded in Kumasi

Ghana has recorded its first death of COVID-19 today, March 21, 2020 in the Ashanti Region

The deceased, a Lebanese male trader was said to have reported to a health facility in Kumasi with a fever and cough.

“The information I got from the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service is that person has died. He died today,” the deputy Health Minister, Alex Abban confirmed.

So Far...

A total of 13 new cases of the novel coronavirus has been recorded this week, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the country to 19.

And out of this, at least three of these cases have been suspected to be community spread.

Globally, more than 287,239 people have been infected with the virus worldwide with over 11,921 deaths and having 89,899 people recovering.

Meanwhile, President Akufo Addo will be addressing the nation, the third time on measures taken against the spread of the virus today, March 21, 2020, at 9:00pm