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Covid-19: Northern Region Records Two Coronavirus cases

The Northern Region of Ghana has recorded two more Coronavirus cases through community infection.

The Northern Regional Health Director, Dr John Eleeza speaking on TV3 news on Tuesday evening said, the samples of the infected persons were taken to Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) on April 17,2020 and the results came out proven that the persons have tested positive.

He said contact tracing has started in the Tamale Metropolis.

The president during his 7th address to the nation said, Ghana have received the test results of some 68,591 contacts, the President said 1,042 persons, representing 1.5% have been confirmed as positive, while the remaing 67,549, representing 98.5% tested negative for the virus

“Additionally, 99 persons have recovered and have been discharged, with 930 persons, who have been isolated responding to treatment either in their homes or in treatment facilities,” he added.

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