Ghana has confirmed two cases of the deadly coronavirus, the Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu has disclosed.
Both individuals returned from Norway & Turkey and have now been kept in isolation.
Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Ghana, the Health Minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu has announced.
The cases were confirmed on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Ghana’s Health minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu made this known at an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry.
“Fellow Ghanaians, the Ministry of Health has confirmed two cases of COVID-19. The cases were confirmed on the 12th of March, 2020 and the first cases to be reported in Ghana.”
The statement continued: “The two individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So they are imported cases of COVID-19.”
Both patients are currently under isolation and are stable.
The two are the first cases of the COVID-19 to test positive in Ghana after some 57 cases earlier proved negative.