The Upper East Regional Minister, Ms Tangoba Abayage has disclosed that 11 close contacts of the 33-year-old woman who has tested positive for coronavirus have identified are currently being followed up.
The Upper East Region on March 28 recorded its first positive case for the deadly Coronavirus disease involving a woman who is said to have no travel history.
Briefing the Press on the recent development covered by MyNewsGh.com, Upper East Regional Minister, Tangoba Abayage said eleven of the close contacts have been identified and are currently being followed up.
She mentioned that the patient who is pregnant is responding to treatment at the Upper East Regional Hospital.
The Minister disclosed that the Upper East region has recorded a total of 28 suspected cases from 11 districts. So far one has been confirmed positive.
She added that eleven districts in the region have recorded suspected cases including Builsa South, Garu, Kassena Nankana, Talensi and Nabdam are yet to.