04.04.2020 Health

Covid-19: Pregnant Patient In Bolga In Good Condition – Minister

Tangoba Abayage
LISTEN APR 4, 2020
Tangoba Abayage

Upper East Regional Minister, Tangoba Abayage, says the pregnant woman diagnosed with the Covid-19 in the region is in good condition.

“The patient is in good condition and under isolation. Contact tracing has been initiated,” the Minister said in a post available to DGN Online.

Upper East Region on Friday, April 3, recorded its first confirmed case of Covid19 involving “a 33-year-old woman with no travel history out of the country.”

According to the Minister, the woman had traveled to the Western Region for a week and returned to Bolgatanga on 27/03/2020.

“On 28/03/2020 she presented herself to the UE Regional Hospital with symptoms consistent with Coviid19”, she said.

“Samples were sent to Kumasi for laboratory confirmation. On 03/04/2020 GHS received the laboratory feedback indicating a positive result for Covid19 out of 20 cases so far investigated.”

“The general public is urged to remain calm: there's no need for panic,” she said.

---Daily Guide

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