Health Minister confirms 8 coronavirus patients are recovering

Eight Ghanaians who contracted the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) are responding to treatment and recovering, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Many announced today.

His statement comes after Ghana confirmed and recorded 16 cases of the coronavirus on Friday 20 March 2020.

Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the Minister of Health in an interview confirmed that some 8 patients are indeed recovering speedily as they are responding to treatment.

“As of yesterday, they were all very stable, some of them I will say is even recovering. There are two of them we are treating at home we don’t see any signs again but we may need to do some tests before we discharge them fully.

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But so far we don’t have anybody who’s critically ill or severely ill. Illness is mild but you see some of them like they are becoming very normal people.” 

Ghpage quoted the Minister

He, however, said the Health Ministry is doing its best to curb the situation.

He urged all to follow all the health protocols given by the Health Ministry thus washing hands with soap under running water, using hand sanitizers, keeping a distance from persons who show signs of the virus, covering your mouth when sneezing or coughing and most importantly avoiding handshakes.

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