- The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has confirmed that 3 Ghanains have died of coronavirus
- The deaths occurred in Italy and Denmark
- The minister said the situation was not that critical and would not require the evacuation of Ghanaians in those countries
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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, has sadly 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, Honorable Botchway said the situation was not so critical to require the evacuation of Ghanaians from those countries.
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She further cautioned Ghanaians to take very good care and also observe the national guidelines set in combatting the spread of the virus in Ghana.
Meanwhile, a Kumasi-based pastor has been arrested for defying the government's ban on all religious activities for a period of one month.
The pastor of Open Arms Ministry was busily conducting church service when the police stormed the auditorium and dragged him to the police station.
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Also, Ghana's coronavirus case has risen to 7 as of March 17, 2020.
President Akufo-Addo had earlier directed all schools to be closed down from the university to nursery schools.
This directive applies to both government and private institutions.
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