Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Ghana, the Health Minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu has announced. He made this known at an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry.
The two cases are according to the Health minister tested positive after laboratory tests on Thursday, March 12 from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research.
The two are the first cases of the COVID-19 to test positive in Ghana after some 57 cases earlier proved negative.
The cases are imported according to the minister as both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey.
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID-19.