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General News of Monday, 23 March 2020

Source: Class FM

Coronavirus: 3 persons quarantined in the Ashanti region


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Three persons suspected to have contracted the coronavirus have been quarantined in the Ashanti region.

Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Dr. Oheneba Owusu Danso, said samples have been taken from them for testing.

Dr. Danso disclosed this at a press conference organised but the regional health directorate in Kumasi, today, Monday, 23 March 2020.

The nation has recorded 24 cases of the coronavirus with one death.

Out of the number recorded, four of the cases are from the Ashanti region.

Dr. Danso advised Ghanaians not to depend solely on hand sanitizers but ensure that they clean their hands regularly and adhere to social distancing and other precautionary tips.

He also entreated Ghanaians to take more fruits and vegetables to build their immune system to withstand diseases.

For his part, the Regional Health Director, Dr. Emmanuel Tenkorang, also advised the aged to self isolate themselves and stop hugging people to protect themselves from the disease.



He also urged people with chronic diseases to stay home if they have nothing to do in town and transact business on phones.

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