A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

Ghana has recorded two more COVID-19 cases on Thursday afternoon, which brings the total number of infection cases to 11, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said.

The two new cases included a 59-year old female Ghanaian resident in Britain, who recently returned to Ghana and lived in Kumasi.

The second is a 61-year old Lebanese male trader in Kumasi, who reported ill to a hospital because of fever and cough.

“The samples taken from the two individuals tested positive for COVID-19, and the two are being treated in isolation and are responding to treatment,” according to GHS.

It said the number of contacts stood at 399, with COVID-19 cases so far imported from Britain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Norway, Germany, France, and the USA. Enditem

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