Coronavirus kills three Ghanaians
Three Ghanaians were on Wednesday confirmed dead due to Coronavirus.
Ghana’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwag who announced the death on Wednesday said the deaths occurred in Italy and in Denmark.
According to Pulse Ghana, Botchwag said two of the deaths were recorded in Italy while the last one was recorded in the Scandinavian country of Denmark.
“I have heard that three Ghanaians in Italy have lost their lives from the virus, one of them is in Copenhagen. The Special Service is advised and the advice is that people adhere to the rules or the new government policy where you are. Of people not congregating in crowded areas. Stay home as much as possible, ensure that your personal hygiene is at its utmost.
”These are the things that we can only do because we have to protect ourselves. We are praying that they [Ghanaians abroad] keep to the advice given by various countries,” she added.
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Wednesday announced five new cases of the coronavirus.
It brings the total number of confirmed cases to eight.