Another case of the deadly coronavirus has been recorded in the country, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 7.
“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 Ghana Health Service said on Tuesday.
According to the Service, the patient is a 35-year-old male, a Ghanaian citizen, who returned to Accra from France within the past 14 days.
The statement on the Service’s website said the case is being managed in isolation and he is in stable condition.
As of 17 March 2020, a total of 143 suspected cases have been tested for COVID-19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR).
The Service added that with regard to contact tracing, a total of 350 contacts have been identified and are being followed up.
“Currently, there is no death and all the seven (7) confirmed COVID-19 cases are being managed in isolation and are in stable condition.”
Source: 3news.com | Ghana