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Coronavirus Patient with Metastatic Ovarian Cancer Dies in Kumasi

A 52-year-old female with metastatic Ovarian cancer and gastro internal bleeding have died after she tested positive for COVID-19 in a hospital in Kumasi with some respiratory symptoms.

Metastatic ovarian cancer is an advanced stage malignancy that has spread from the cells in the ovaries to distant areas of the body.

This type of cancer is most likely to spread to the liver, the fluid around the lungs, the spleen, the intestines, the brain, skin, or lymph nodes outside of the abdomen.

According to the Ghana Health Service, She was admitted as a suspected COVID-19 and isolated and died after three days on admission and confirmed as COVID-19 positive.

Also, a 64-year-old female who was admitted with an initial diagnosis of Congestive Cardiac Failure and bilateral pneumonia and later confirmed as COVID-19 positive has died.

She died after two days on admission.

From March to 1st June 2020, Ghana has recorded COVID -19 related deaths of 38 and as of 31 May, the number of severe cases of COVID was 13 and three others are also in critical condition.

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