Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana rises to 23 with a total of 575 contacts traced
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ghana rises to 23 with a total of 575 contacts traced
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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have jumped to 23 according to the Ghana Health Service.

It was confirmed yesterday that one victim of COVID-19 died. The deceased has been identified as the Kumasi-based Lebanese trader.

Read the full update from the GHS

As of 22 March 2020, 14:00 Hr. a total of 315 suspected cases have been tested for COVID-19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR).

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Twenty-four (24) of these have been confirmed at the laboratory as COVID-19. Twenty-three of the confirmed cases are receiving treatment in isolation and one (1) of the cases who had the underlying chronic pulmonary condition before having COVID-19 has died.

Among the confirmed cases, seventeen (17) are of Ghanaian nationality and seven (7) other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, France, UK.

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Concerning contact tracing, a total of 575 contacts have been identified and are being tracked.

One (1) of the contacts developed symptoms and has been confirmed positive.

All the other twenty-three (23) confirmed cases are being managed in isolation, and are doing well on treatment

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