The Health Minister Kwasi Agyemang-Manu made this known at an emergency press briefing organized by the Information ministry.
The two cases according to the Health minister tested positive after laboratory tests from the Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research on Thursday, March 12.
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID-19.”
“I wish to assure all Ghanaians that the Government of Ghana together with all Health Partners will continue to work assiduously to ensure the situation is contained. Both patients are currently being kept in isolation and are stable. We have initiated processes for contact tracing.”
“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So these are imported cases of COVID-19”. The statement added.
The two are the first cases of the COVID-19 to test positive in Ghana after some 57 cases earlier proved negative.