Ghana has recorded its 1st coronavirus dying immediately after a 61-calendar year-aged Lebanese male trader, analyzed optimistic for the lethal COVID-19 and was becoming addressed just before he died.
The Lebanese, a resident in Kumasi, experienced described to a overall health facility with fever (temp 39.4 degrees Celcius), and cough, and subsequently tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
His case, which was the 11th confirmed infection in the region, was reported on Thursday, March 19.
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Confirming the loss of life of the Lebanese, the Deputy Well being Minister Alex Abban, reported: “The info I acquired from the Director-Typical of the Ghana Wellness Services is that that human being (the Lebanese man) has died. He died now (Saturday).”
Meanwhile, in a bid to immediately curtail the unfold of the COVID-19, in the country. Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the closure of all the country’s borders to human site visitors in a televised tackle on Saturday.
“All our borders, that is, by land, sea and air, will be shut to
human targeted traffic for the subsequent two months starting midnight on Sunday,” he
Ghana has recorded 21 confirmed conditions of COVID-19 as of Saturday.