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COVID-19: Ghana confirms 7th case

Ghana has confirmed a new case of the deadly coronavirus disease bringing the total number of cases in the country to seven (7).

The new case comes despite government’s drastic measures to curb its spread by banning social gatherings and imposing a travel ban on countries with high cases of the disease.

Confirming the news, the Ghana Health Service website stated that the new case is another imported one, stating that the patient is a Ghanaian citizen who recently returned from France.

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“This afternoon (17 March 2020); we have received report from NMIMR that indicated one (1) more confirmed case as positive for COVID-19 in Greater Accra Region. The case patient is a 35-year-old male, a Ghanaian citizen, who returned to Accra from France within the past 14 days. This is another imported case, which brings the total number of confirmed cases to seven (7). The case is being managed in isolation and he is in stable condition”.

The Ghana Health Service added that they are actively tracing all persons who may have come into contact with the latest patient, as well as the six previous patients.
So far there are no deaths in all the seven confirmed cases, according to the Ghana Health Service.

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“With regard to contact tracing, a total of 350 contacts have been identified and are being followed up. Two of the contacts who developed symptoms, had their samples tested but they came out to be negative. Currently, there is no death and all the seven (7) confirmed COVID-19 cases are being managed in isolation and are in stable condition”.

 

 

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