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Ghana confirms two cases of coronavirus

Health officials in Ghana, on March 12,2020 confirmed the first two cases of the deadly coronavirus.

The Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu has disclosed the Noguchi Memorial Institute confirmed the cases.

According to him, the  two individuals came into the country from Norway and Turkey.

Meanwhile, the two patients have been quarantined, the health minister told a Press conference Thursday.

“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID -19 Both patients are currently being kept in isolation and are stable. We have initiated processes for contact tracing.

“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. We wish to encourage every Ghanaian to take care of their health and that of their families by adhering to the following precautionary measures”.