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Coronavirus: Upper East records first case; total cases now 205

The Ghana health service has reported One confirmed case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the Upper East region.

The country’s total cases now stand at 205 including five deaths, 3 recoveries and 197 cases being treated.

“This particular case has no travel history or contact with any confirmed case in Ghana,” the Ghana Health Service website indicates.

The Upper East region becomes the sixth region to be affected by the outbreak in Ghana.

Community transfer fears

On Thursday nine new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ghana. Out of the number “four (4) of them have no history of travel nor contact with any confirmed case. The other four (4) have no travel history but are contacts of confirmed cases in Ghana; and one travelled to Ghana from Benin within the past 14 days,” the Ghana Health Service noted.

This development raises major concerns of a possible spark of a community transfer of COVID-19 in Ghana.

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