Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih

The Upper West Regional Minister, Dr Hafiz Bin Salih has confirmed a 42 year old Ghanaian returnee from the United Kingdom and Spain through Egypt has tested positive of the coronavirus disease. According to the minister, the victim joined a public transport from Accra to the upper west regional capital, Wa recently.  

The Minister made the revelation at a presser held this afternoon at the Regional Coordinating Council in collaboration with the Regional Health Director, Dr. Osei Kufour Afreh. According to the Health Director, the patient started showing signs 8 days ago and a test conducted turns positive about two hours ago.

The Minister however called on the people of the region not panic about the situation as it is an imported case and the health officials are on top of the case.