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Coronavirus: All travel to Ghana is strongly discouraged

Ghana’s government is strongly discouraging all travel to the country until further notice, starting March 15.

This comes after the West African country confirmed four new coronavirus cases within its jurisdiction, making six, the total number of confirmed cases in the country.

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Coronavirus: Viral Citi TV interview video with Korle Bu CEO not new

A Citi TV video interview with the Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Daniel Asare in which he is heard announcing that two suspected coronavirus cases have proved negative following lab tests is not new.

The video is being widely circulated on social media including WhatsApp and Facebook to discredit the confirmed coronavirus cases recorded in Ghana and announced on March 12.

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Confirmed: Ghana records two Coronavirus cases

Ghana’s Minister for Health has confirmed two cases of the deadly coronavirus or CONVID-19 in the country on Thursday, March 12.

“Both individuals returned to Ghana from Norway and Turkey. So, these are imported cases of CONVID-19.” The minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu revealed.

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FALSE: Coronavirus has not been found in broiler chicken

“We don’t have formal evidence. It is a new virus and the hypothesis is that it came from animals and mainly bats. It was found in another wild animal but so far there is no reference to chicken. We don’t have such information even from China or any other place,” said Dr Michel Yao, Emergency Operations Programme Manager, WHO’s Regional Office for Africa in an interview with GhanaFact.

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