COVID-19: 925 people in mandatory quarantine in Accra to be discharged after testing negative

COVID-19: 925 people in mandatory quarantine in Accra to be discharged after testing negative

- Ghana is about to release 925 people who have been in mandatory quarantine to their homes

- According to Ghana's Information Minister, the 925 people tested negative after 2 rounds of tests in 14 days and are, therefore, being released

- The military and national security secretariate are to help the people go to their homes on April 5 and April 6

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Ghana's Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has indicated that 925 people who came to Ghana and were kept in mandatory quarantine would be discharged to their home.

The minister made the declaration on his official and verified Twitter handle, indicating that all the people to be discharged tested negative after been quarantined for 14 days.

According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the military and the national security secretariat would be coordinating the exit and transport of all the people to their homes on April 5 and April 6.

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See the minister's post below:

It would be recalled that on March 21, 2020, the president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo declared closure of Ghana's borders on Sunday, March 22 and the quarantining of everyone who would come before the closure.

1030 people came to Ghana and according to the president's directives, were quarantined in Accra for 14 days, within which they were tested for the novel coronavirus.

Out of the 1030 people in mandatory quarantine, 105 people tested positive for COVID-19 after two rounds of testing, leaving 925 people who are currently being discharged to their homes.

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In total, Ghana has currently recorded 214 confirmed cases with five deaths so far.

In other news, a young woman from Guinea who tested positive for the novel coronavirus and was quarantined in Tamale has reportedly been found in Accra without a clear trail of her path.

Deputy Minister of Health, Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban made the rather breathtaking revelation on Citi FM's Saturday morning show The Big Issue.

The lady was part of 10 Guineans all of who tested positive for the coronavirus and were kept in quarantine in the Northern Regional Capital of Ghana.

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