- What we have identified so far in Ghana now, we may have, and we can describe three areas in Ghana as our own epicenters: Accra, Tema and Kumasi.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has identified, Accra and Tema in the Greater Accra Region and Kumasi in the Ashanti Region as the epicentres of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana.
At a press briefing in Accra Tuesday, the Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu said: "What we have identified so far in Ghana now, we may have, we can describe two areas in Ghana as our own epicentres, Accra and Tema together and Kumasi."
"We have adequate room in Accra... to actually take care of all those who have tested positive at the moment. But going forward, a team is going round identifying places that we can use for isolation for case management, not only in Accra.
Meanwhile, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana jumped to 52 on Tuesday, up by 25 from the day before.
At a press briefing on Tuesday morning (March 24, 2020), the Minister of Health explained that the additional 25 cases were from people who had traveled into the country within the last few days and had tested positive. They have all been placed under mandatory quarantine.