COVID-19: Patients in Ghana are responding to treatment – Ghana Health Service

COVID-19: Patients in Ghana are responding to treatment – Ghana Health Service

- The Ghana Health Service has revealed that all patients who tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, are getting better

- The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service said the patients were responding to treatment

- Dr Kuma-Aboagye added that none of the patients had a deteriorated condition since they were isolated

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The Ghana Health Service has revealed that all patients who tested positive for the coronavirus are reportedly getting better.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said the patients would soon be discharged once they are fine.

Speaking on CitiTV's Eyewitness news, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said none of the patients had a deteriorated condition since they were isolated.

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He added that on a daily basis, the patients in isolation are reviewed to check the progress of their response to treatment.

Dr. Kuma-Aboagye further stated that all persons asked to self-isolate because they had come into contact with an infected person are being monitored daily for symptoms.

According to him, those under self-quarantine are being monitored through phone calls and physical visits.

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Meanwhile, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed one new case of coronavirus in the country and now brings the number of confirmed cases to seven.

This comes after the country confirmed six cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, March 15, 2020.

YEN.com.gh gathers that the new confirmed case of coronavirus in Ghana was reported in the Greater Accra Region.

''This afternoon (17 March 2020); we have received report from NMIMR that indicated one more confirmed case as positive for COVID-19 in Greater Accra Region,'' a tweet from the Ghana Health Service social media handle said.

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