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Covid-19: Ghana Records First Death Before Ordering For Boarders Closure by ChrisKels: 5:34pm On Mar 22, 2020
A 61-year-old Lebanese male trader, who is a resident in Kumasi, was said to be unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 degrees Celcius), and cough.

His sample tested positive for COVID-19, GhanaWeb reports.

His case, which was the 11th confirmed infection in the country, was reported on Thursday, March 19.

Deputy Health Minister Alex Abban, who confirmed the death, said, “The information I got from the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service is that that person (the Lebanese man) has died. He died today (Saturday).”


Meanwhile, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the closure of all the country’s borders to human traffic in a televised address on Saturday.

“All our borders, that is, by land, sea and air, will be closed to human traffic for the next two weeks beginning midnight on Sunday,” he said.

Ghana has recorded 21 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday.

Re: Covid-19: Ghana Records First Death Before Ordering For Boarders Closure by AroOkigbo(m): 5:35pm On Mar 22, 2020
Their president even tried- he addressed the citizens. I am from Nigeria lipsrsealed
RIP Lebanese
Re: Covid-19: Ghana Records First Death Before Ordering For Boarders Closure by Bluezy13(m): 6:40pm On Mar 22, 2020
Hmmm...
Re: Covid-19: Ghana Records First Death Before Ordering For Boarders Closure by Nobody: 7:58pm On Mar 22, 2020
Motor done jam egungun.

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