COVID 19 in Ghana Cases Hits 24 – Update of COVID 19 in Ghana Case as at 23rd March, 2020 07:00 GMT recorded a total of 315 suspected cases tested for COVID 19 by Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) with existing confirmed cases at 23 and 1 dead.
The 24 persons have been confirmed at the laboratory as COVID 19 undoubtedly. 23 of the confirmed cases are receiving treatment in isolation and 1 of the cases who had underlying chronic pulmonary condition prior to having COVID-19 has died.
Among the confirmed cases, seventeen (17) are of Ghanaian nationality and seven (7) other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, France, UK.
With regards to contact tracing, a total of 575 contacts have been identified and are being tracked.
One (1) of the contacts developed symptoms and has been confirmed positive.
All the other twenty-three (23) confirmed cases are being managed in isolation; and are doing well on treatment.
Ghanaians still as questions as to what is the clear strategy to fully combat the spread? This and many more questions remains unanswered with clarity.
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