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Coronavirus: 17 persons fully recover, death toll remains 8

The Ghana Health service has disclosed that 17 people have fully recovered from the Corona Virus in Ghana.

Director-General for the Ghana health service, Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye made this known at a press briefing Tuesday morning.

According to him, the 17 people have tested double negative after undergoing all treatments.

Some 66 have tested negative for the first test and are yet to do a second test to finally confirm their status as COVID-19 free.

He also disclosed that some 218 people with mild conditions are currently home and are being managed.

These people after their conditions improve will be made to run another test to check if they are COVID-19 free.

The bad news was that some 8 people have passed on now but most people with the virus are responding well.

“Some 17 people have fully recovered because they have tested double negative, some 66 have also tested negative and are yet to do the second test to see if they have completely recovered and we are sure they will all test negative. We have some 218 people with mild condition home undergoing management when their conditions improve well, we will run a test on all of them to know their status”.

As of 14 April 2020, 9:00 am, Ghana had recorded 566 Corona virus cases in ten regions.



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