Over 1,000 people in mandatory quarantine as Ghana races to stop COVID-19 spread

Ghana records second coronavirus death

At least over 1,030 people have been mandatorily quarantined
after arriving in Ghana.

This forms part of government’s measures to curb the spread of the
coronavirus disease in the country.

Ghana has now recorded a total of 52 coronavirus cases since last two weeks
when the first two cases were announced.

There have been calls by some health experts for a total lockdown to enable
the country stop the spread of the disease.

But President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said it is not yet time for
that drastic measure.

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has disclosed Tuesday that out of the
quarantined people, samples of 611 were collected.

He continued that health officials released 185 of the results, showing that
25 of the people have the disease.

This brings to 52 the total number of cases in Ghana.

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