Ghana has recorded three more cases of the coronavirus less than 24 hours after five additional cases were reported.
This is according to the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye.
Mr. Aboagye who made the revelation on Joy News’ analysis programme, Newsfile said all three new cases were imported.
According to him, two were reported from Greater Accra Region and one from the Ashanti Region.
The carriers includes a 55-year-old Ghanaian woman; resident of the UK who returned to Ghana within two weeks and an 84-year-old Ghanaian lady who is a resident of the United Kingdom but came back to Ghana within the past two weeks.
From the Ashanti Region, a 27-year-old Chinese male who returned to Ghana two weeks ago also tested positive.
On Friday, March 20, the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana increased from 11 to 16.
Details from the Ghana Health Service’s website confirmed the latest development.
The five new cases were all recorded in the Greater Accra Region.
The latest update confirms fears community spreading has begun in Ghana.
According to the website, three of the patients have no travel history.