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Ghana confirms two cases of coronavirus, Ministry of Health says

Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Ghana, the Health Minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu has announced.

Ghana confirms two cases of coronavirus, Ministry of Health says

The cases were confirmed on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Ghana's Health minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu made this known at an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry.

“Fellow Ghanaians, the Ministry of Health has confirmed two cases of COVID-19. The cases were confirmed on the 12th of March, 2020 and the first cases to be reported in Ghana.”

The statement continued: "The two individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So they are imported cases of COVID-19."

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Both patients are currently under isolation and are stable.

The two are the first cases of the COVID-19 to test positive in Ghana after some 57 cases earlier proved negative.

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