Nations are still struggling to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak which the World Health Organization (WHO) has been declared a pandemic.
So far, 138, 937 people have contracted the virus in 132 countries and the accompanying COVID-19 disease has claimed over 5, 111 lives.
Ghana announced its first two confirmed cases on the night of Thursday March 12, 2020. In a statement, Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu said that both cases were imported and those involved flew into the country from Norway and Turkey.
Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah confirmed on Friday that the two patients are a senior Norwegian diplomat and a Ghanaian national who returned on a flight from Turkey.
A statement from the Ministry of Health encourages every Ghanaian to take care of their health by adhering to certain precautionary measures including regular and thorough washing of hands and avoiding the shaking of hands.
As a recommendation, the WHO has come out with an eleven-step guide to regular and safe hand hygiene.
These steps, if followed, would reduce the possibility of contracting the deadly virus and ensure your family is also safe.
Stay safe from Coronavirus by using the recommended hand washing techniques from the World Health Organisation (WHO)…Watch how in the video below;