COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana

COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana
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Clockwise, from top: Empty streets in Accra following the lockdown, A shop in Accra facilitating social distancing protocols, COVID-19 PCR tests at NMIMR, Disinfection exercise at Achimota School - Administrative Block.
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan/China
Index caseAccra
Arrival date12 March 2020
(11 months, 2 weeks and 6 days)
Confirmed cases84,349 (as of 27 February)[1]
Active cases5,295 (as of 27 February)[1]
Severe cases77 (as of 27 February)[1]
Critical cases24 (as of 27 February)[1]
Recovered78,443 (as of 27 February)[1]
611 (as of 27 February)[1]
Government website

The COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first two cases in Ghana were confirmed on 12 March 2020, when two infected people came to Ghana, one from Norway and the other from Turkey.[2]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "COVID-19 Updates | Ghana". Ghana Health Service. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  2. ^ Duncan, Jude (12 March 2020). "Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ghana". Citi Newsroom. Retrieved 16 March 2020.

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