The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah says two more cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in Ghana.
This brings the total number of cases recorded to nine.
In a twitter post, the Information Minister disclosed that the cases were confirmed overnight.
“Health services are still managing all suspected and confirmed cases well,” he added.
Unfortunately we have confirmed two more cases overnight. Ghana’s case count is now at 9. Health services are still managing all suspected and confirmed cases well.
— Kojo Oppong Nkrumah (@konkrumah) March 19, 2020
The GHS said one of the affected persons was a 56-year-old Ghanaian who returned to Accra from a trip to the United Kingdom (UK) about a week ago.
The other is a 33-year-old Ghanaian who returned to Accra from a conference in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
According to the GHS, both were imported cases, adding that the patients were receiving treatment in isolation.