covid-19 cases in ghana rises to 11

covid-19 cases in ghana rises to 11

The number of Coronavirus cases in Ghana has risen to 11.

The Ghana Health Service’s website dedicated to updating Ghanaians on COVID-19 cases confirmed the development, saying the first case involves a 59-year old woman, resident in the United Kingdom who recently returned to Ghana and currently living in Kumasi.

The website said she “reported to a private hospital with the history of fever (temp of 39.1c), general malaise, cough and runny nose. Her condition was suspected to be COVID-19. Sample was subsequently collected and sent to KCCR and the report was received this early morning as positive for COVID-19.”

The second case involves a 61-year old Lebanese male trader resident in Kumasi.

According to the website, he felt unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 c) and cough. The sample tested positive for COVID-19.

The confirmation of two more cases comes hours after the President had said the cases were nine.

Source: Citi Newsroom

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