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Ghana Records Highest Covid-19 Percentage Recovery Rate In Africa

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Some 31 coronavirus patients in Ghana have recovered from the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has said.

He made the announcement on Tuesday morning and said, the recovery has brought down the number of persons in isolation to 121.

Ghana’s first recovery case was a Chinese national who flew into the country in March during the initial stages of the outbreak in Ghana.

Details of the largest batch of recovered patients are expected in the coming days.

Ghana has had five deaths from coronavirus after a reported 152 cases.

The country is under partial lockdown as government works to combat the spread of the virus.

In his fourth address to the nation, President Nana Akufo-Addo announced a partial lockdown on Accra, Tema, and Kumasi Metropolitan areas as well as the Awutu Senya East Municipality (the Kasoa area) which he described as “hotspots” of the outbreak.

The president defined the lockdown to mean people within the affected areas are to “as much as possible stay at home” except to get essential items or services.

‘Just stay home,’ he ordered.

[SOURCE: theghanareport]

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