Ghana now has 16 coronavirus cases

Ghana records a total of 16 cases of coronavirus infection

Ghana has now recorded an additional five cases of coronavirus infection, bringing the number of cases to 16.

Three out of the new cases have no travel history, has learnt.

All five cases were reported from the Greater Accra Region, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said.

Read the details of the new cases below:

(a) A 29-year-old Ghanaian lady; resident of Accra; no history of travel; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory

(b) A 34-year-old Ghanaian lady resident of Accra; contact of a confirmed case at a place of work; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory

(c) A 53-year-old Ghanaian male, resident of Tema; no history of travel, no evidence of close contact with a confirmed case; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory

(d) A 41-year-old Ghanaian male; arrived in Ghana by KLM on the 15 March 2020; indicated exposure with family members in Amsterdam exhibiting respiratory symptoms and also on the flight with some passengers sneezing and coughing; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory.

(e) A 36-year-old Ghanaian male; resident of Paris, France; date of arrival in Ghana unconfirmed; no evidence of contact with an infected person;

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