Credible reports reaching the desk of Gossips24.com has it that, Ghana has confirmed first two cases of coronavirus.
In a press statement issued and signed by the Minister for Health, the two cases tested positive after laboratory tests from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research.
Kwasi Agyemang-Manu made this known at an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry.
The cases are ‘imported cases’ according to the Health Minister as both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey.
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID-19.”
“I wish to assure all Ghanaians that the Government of Ghana together with all Health Partners will continue to work assiduously to ensure the situation is contained. Both patients are currently being kept in isolation and are stable. We have initiated processes for contact tracing.”
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID-19”. The statement added.