The Ghana health service on Sunday disclosed on it official website that 10 persons have tested positive for the novel Corona virus in the northern regional capital, Tamale.
Reports we have gathered indicates that the 10 persons are all Guineans.
The 10 Guineans were picked by security officials for coming into Ghana from Burkina Faso and tested positive for the Coronavirus.
After their arrest, they were put under mandatory quarantine in Tamale where they were all confirmed to be COVID-19 positive after testing.
“Ten (10) of the new cases were among persons who were under mandatory quarantine in Tamale under the direction of the Regional Security Committee of the Northern Region,” the government said.”
They “travelled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following intelligence report,” the government says.
The 10 in addition to one new person who tested positive for COVID-19 positive in Kumasi, Ashanti Region, now takes Ghana’s total case count up to 152.