Coronavirus scare in Ghana: Noguchi says its negative


The latest suspected Coronavirus [COVID-19] case at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) on Thursday has turned out to be negative.

The Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Badu Sarkodie confirmed this to Graphic Online Friday [March 6, 2020] afternoon.

He told Graphic Online’s Doreen Andoh that the test from the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) has turned out to be negative.

This brings to 46 the total number of suspected cases in Ghana that have all tested negative.

In the latest case, a patient reported at Korle Bu on Thursday afternoon with symptoms of the disease.

The patient travelled into Ghana from the United States of America this week and reported at Korle Bu for medical care.


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