Coronavirus: Wa records first case – U/West Reg Minister confirms


The Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Hafiz Bin Salih has confirmed that a 42-year-old Ghanaian who visited the United Kingdom and Spain and returned to Ghana through Egypt has tested positive for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Upper West Regional Minister, Mr Hafiz Bin Salih

The Minister made the revelation at a press briefing in Wa Friday afternoon, March 27, 2020.

According to Graphic Online’s Upper West Regional reporter, Emmanuel Modey, the patient who started showing symptoms about eight days ago joined public transport from Accra to Wa.

Speaking at the press briefing the Upper West Regional Director of Health, Dr Osei Kufour Afreh said the patient started showing signs 8 days ago and a test on Friday came out positive for Coronavirus.



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