Ghana has recorded its first two instances of the novel coronavirus, a press release from the nation’s Ministry of Well being, mentioned.
In keeping with the assertion, the 2 instances have been individuals who got here again to the nation not too long ago from Norway and Turkey.
It famous that the instances have been confirmed on Thursday, including that they’re imported however each “patients are currently being kept in isolation and are stable.”
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The Ghanaian Well being Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, didn’t, nevertheless, reveal the identities of these concerned however assured that the ministry have began tracing those that had contact with the sufferers.
Agyemang-Manu assured “Ghanaians that the Government of Ghana together with all Health Partners will continue to work assiduously to ensure the situation is contained.”
Additionally, Kenya introduced its first confirmed case of coronavirus on Friday, saying a lady who returned from america examined constructive for the sickness in Nairobi.
“I want to inform you that the Ministry of Health has confirmed the first coronavirus case in Kenya,” Well being Minister Mutahi Kagwe advised reporters.
“The case is a Kenyan citizen who travelled back to Nairobi, returning from the United States of America via London, United Kingdom, on March 5, 2020.”