This was revealed by the Greater Accra Divisional Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr Winifred Baah. He said the patients are a Chinese and an Argentine who have been living together in Ghana for some days.
The Coronavirus is most severe in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province. The Coronavirus is most severe in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province.
They have since been isolated at the facility while blood samples taken have been sent to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), for further analysis.
“They’ve all developed some symptoms that fit the case definition [but] it doesn’t mean they have the disease,” Dr Baah noted.
China has been hit very hard by the coronavirus, with at least 427 people killed and 20,000 more infected globally. The coronavirus is most severe in the city of Wuhan in Hubei province, where many have been infected.
Ghanaians in China have also called for immediate evacuation in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Meanwhile, the Ghana government has allocated GHC25 million ($456,204.38) to respond to the coronavirus outbreak globally.
The Ghanaian government through its Embassy in China, has given out 50,000 RMB (estimated to be around GHC 39,500.05), to the China Chapter of the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS-China) to help the affected students especially those in the virus-stricken city of Wuhan in Hubei province to buy food and medical supplies.