A Chinese man who contracted the novel Coronavirus and was part of the 65 active cases recorded in Ghana has recovered fully, according to The Ghana Report, an online portal.
The report stated that, the patient was one of the few people who flew into the country in the early stages of the outbreak in Ghana.
After showing the symptoms, he was quarantined and tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic.
“After a few days of treatment at the Atonsu Agogo Hospital in the Ashanti Region, he showed remarkable improvement,” the report stated further.
The report noted further that, this patient walked out of the medical facility on Wednesday after being certified clean of the virulent infection after several tests showed he was negative.
Details of his recovery is yet to be given by the Ghana Health Service.
Ghana has recorded 68 cases of COVID-19 with three deaths within two weeks after the infection was first detected.
Two Ghanaian women and a Lebanese man succumbed to the infection. They were all reported to have other underlying health conditions that provided fertile ground for the coronavirus pathogens to cause havoc.
The Ghana Health Service noted that, “sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travellers entering Ghana, as directed by the president. Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine.”
“As of 25 March, a total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples from 863 of them have been tested and 38 confirmed positive. Great majority of the confirmed cases are Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries. Seven (7) are of other nationalities namely: Norway, Lebanon, China and UK. In respect of contact tracing, a total of 829 contacts have been identified and are being tracked. Total of 860 contacts have been enlisted and being tracked,” the report added.
One hundred and sixty-one (161) have completed the 14 days of mandatory follow up.
Watch the video below