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Thirty six health personnel at the Tamale Teaching Hospital have been placed under quarantine after coming into contact with two infected Burkinabes at the facility.

The two, a husband and wife, are part of the ten confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tamale.

The two came into Tamale from Burkina Faso through unapproved routes to seek medical care at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.

The Public Relations Officer of the TTH, Mohammed Musbawu, in an interview with GBC’s Radio Ghana disclosed that, the 36 personnel are receiving the necessary support from authorities in the region.

Meanwhile, government says the 10 foreign nationals who have tested positive for coronavirus in Tamale will be repatriated for treatment.

They are Guineans who travelled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following intelligence report, Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, said during a press briefing in Accra.

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