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One of the confirmed Coronavirus cases is a Ghanaian – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah reveals

The Minister of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has revealed that one of the confirmed Coronavirus cases in Ghana is a Ghanaian.

One of the confirmed Coronavirus cases is a Ghanaian – Kojo Oppong Nkrumah reveals

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He said it is a Ghanaian citizen who works in abroad and returned to Ghana for a visit with the disease.

The other person is a Norwegian citizen.

They are both males, Mr Nkrumah revealed and that they entered Ghana through the Kotoka International Airport (KIA).

The two started showing symptoms on Thursday and they reported to a health facility, he said.

Ghana on Thursday night confirmed its first two cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a radio interview on Accra based Peace FM Friday morning [March 13, 2020], which was monitored by Graphic Online, Mr Nkrumah said the affected persons have been in Ghana for at least one week.

He said they have been in Accra since they arrived in Ghana and have been isolated since the case was confirmed.

He said contact tracing was still ongoing.


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