One more person has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 in Ghana.
The latest case brings to 53, the total number of cases recorded in the country including two deaths.
“The sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travellers entering Ghana, as directed by the president. As of 24 March, a total of 1,030 are under mandatory quarantine; 844 have had their samples taken; 510 have had the samples tested; out of these twenty-six (26) tested positive for COVID-19,” an update on the website of the Ghana Health Service read.
The majority of the confirmed cases are said to be Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries.
Seven (7) are of other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, France, and the UK with nineteen (19) people have said to have completed the 14 days of mandatory follow up.