Ghana has confirmed five new cases of the coronavirus.
According to Joy News, all the new cases were reported from the Greater Accra Region.
Those infected include: A 29-year-old Ghanaian lady; resident of Accra; no history of travel; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory
A 34-year-old Ghanaian lady resident of Accra; contact of a confirmed case at place of work; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory
A 53-year-old Ghanaian male, resident of Tema; no history of travel, no evidence of close contact with confirmed case; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory
A 41-year-old Ghanaian male; arrived in Ghana by KLM on March 15; indicated exposure with family members in Amsterdam exhibiting respiratory symptoms and also on the flight with some passengers sneezing and coughing; sample confirmed positive in the laboratory.
And the final person is a 36-year-old Ghanaian male; resident of Paris, France; date of arrival in Ghana unconfirmed; no evidence of contact with infected person;
With the latest confirmations, Ghana now has 16 cases in Ghana, with no death.