Coronavirus patient dies in Kumasi

Coronavirus patient dies in Kumasi

Ghana has recorded its first death from a patient infected with the novel coronavirus.

The deceased is the Lebanese male trader who reported to a health facility in Kumasi with a fever and cough.

It is not clear whether his death was a direct result 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 today,” a deputy Health Minister, Alex Abban confirmed.

There have been 3 new cases of the novel coronavirus infection this morning raising Ghana’s total to 19.

At least three of these cases have been suspected to be community spread.

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