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#covid_19: Ghana hits 52 confirmed cases

Ghana has hit 52 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

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According to the Minister for health, Kweku Agyemang Manu, the 25 new cases are imported cases from the 1,030 people who are under mandatory self-quarantine in some hotels in Accra.

A total of 598 suspected patients, according to Dr Badu Sarkodie, the Director of Public Health of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) were tested for COVID-19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR).

According to Dr Badu Sarkodie, 14 of the suspected patients who were in self-isolation have completed the mandatory quarantine out of which one developed symptoms and was later tested positive for the virus.

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Zeinatu Issahaku

Zeinatu Erebong Issahaku is a freelance journalist and blogger. She holds a degree in B.A Communication Studies( Journalism) from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

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