The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has received two medical cases suspected to be 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infections.
The cases were reported on Thursday and involve two foreigners – a Chinese and an Argentinean – who were both referred to Ghana’s premier hospital from an undisclosed health facility in Accra.
Dr Winfred Baah, Divisional Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Greater Accra, who confirmed the development indicated that further assessment and laboratory tests will be carried out to ascertain the presence of the deadly infection or otherwise.
Dr Baah, a Consultant Physician with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital said on Thursday’s edition of Joy TV’s PM Express that he was informed about the two cases by some junior doctors. The patients have been isolated and their samples taken for further analyses.