Just in as Ghana reports the first death of the coronavirus
Ghana reports the first death of the coronavirus as stated in an interview on Citi TV on Saturday night by Deputy Health Minister Alex K. Abban.
Abban reported the deceased to be a male trader who had a fever and cough in a medical center in Kumasi. On 19 March 2020, he was confirmed to be a victim of the virus.
The information I got from the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service is that, that person [the Lebanese man] has died. He died todayAs stated by the Minister
Ghana health services also announced as read below.
He felt unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 ?), and cough. The sample tested positive for COVID-19.”
President Nana Akufo-Addo has declared, on Saturday 21 March, that all borders of human traffic have been shut down, in order to avoid COVID-19 from spreading. Closure will not influence goods, services and freight.
President Nana pronounced:
before midnight on Sunday will be required to undergo mandatory quarantine and COVID-19 testing.
Anybody who comes into the country before on Sunday will be mandatorily quarantined and tested for the virus.
On 12 March, Ghana’s coronavirus index case was revealed. As of 21 March, twenty-one cases in western Africa have been confirmed.