Ghana could record more coronavirus cases – Ghana Health Service warns

Ghana could record more coronavirus cases – Ghana Health Service warns

- The Ghana Health Service has indicated that there is a possibility that Ghana could record more cases of coronavirus

- Dr Badu Sarkodie, said since Ghana does not have a robust health system more cases could be recorded

- Ghanaians are advised to strictly adhere to proper handwashing hygiene

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The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has revealed that Ghana could record more cases of the novel coronavirus.

The Director of Public Health of the GHS, Dr Badu Sarkodie, said since the country does not have a strong health system, more cases could be recorded.

He said since the country's health systems were not strong enough, there is a potential risk to record more cases.

He made this known while speaking in an interview on Starr FM's Morning Starr on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

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Just yesterday, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Ministry of Health confirmed Ghana's 7th case of coronavirus.

While certain measures like proper handwashing hygiene is supposed to be taken seriously by every individual.

The government has also taken certain steps to prevent entry from highly affected countries.

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Meanwhile, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has confirmed the news that some Ghanaians have died of coronavirus.

These Ghanaians, the minister said, lived in Italy - where two of the deaths occurred and Denmark, where one of the cases was reported.

Though she decried the situation, Ayorkor Botchway said the situation was not so critical to require the evacuation of Ghanaians from those countries.

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