The Upper West Regional capital, Wa, has recorded its first coronavirus case.
The patient is a 42-year-old Ghanaian who had visited the UK, Spain and returned to Ghana through Egypt.
Upon arriving in Ghana, the patient is reported to have travelled through public transport to Wa from Accra.
The story has been confirmed by the Regional Minister, Hafiz Bin Salih at a media encounter Friday.
“…[He] returned to Ghana eight days ago through Egypt and travelled from Accra to Wa through public transport and has been confirmed COVID-19 positive. This is the first case of a suspect [in the Upper West Region] whose samples were taken for test and the result is that the patient is a COVID-19 patient,” the Minister said.