This was disclosed by the ministry of information which has been updating the public constantly on new developments in the Ghana situation.
The statement read:
“On the 18th March, we received another report form NMIMR indicating two (2) more confirmed coses from the Greater Accra Region. Both are imported cases. One is a 56-year-old man, a Ghanaian who travelled back to Accra from a trip to UK about a week ago. The other is a 33-year-old Ghanaian, who returned to Accra from a conference in UAE. Both cases are receiving treatment in isolation.
This brings to a total of nine (9) confirmed CovID-19 cases. There is no death. On contact tracing, a total of 399 contacts have been identified and are being followed up. Nineteen (19) of the contacts developed some forms of symptoms and samples have taken for laboratory testing.
We have received results for 15 of them which are all negative for COVID-19 and we are awaiting results for four (4) of them
Currently, there is no death and all the nine (9) confirmed COvID-19 cases are being managed in isolation and are responding well to treatment.”