Ghana has confirmed another coronavirus case.
This, in addition to the 25 cases that were announced earlier take Ghana’s overall coronavirus case count to 53.
The new confirmed case is part of the 1,030 people currently in mandatory quarantine.
A statement from the Ghana Health Service said “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, total of 1,030 are under mandatory quarantine; 844 have had their samples taken; 510 have had the samples tested; and out these twenty-six (26) tested positive for COVID-19,” it added.
“Great majority of the confirmed cases are Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries,” it explained.
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