A patient who was one of the eight Ghanaians that recently tested positive to coronavirus in Ghana, has reportedly escaped from a quarantine facility in the country.
Northern Regional Minister, Salifu Saeed confirmed that the patient, a woman in her early 20s scaled over a wall leaving behind her belongings at the facility in Tamale on Monday.
He described the incident as “a very disturbing situation because she is positive” with the novel coronavirus.
“Since yesterday, up till this morning, I have not slept, with my security people. I directed that they should use all their networks to be able to track the persona down and get her.” Salifu Saeed said.
Mr. Saeed has urged citizens to remain calm about the situation.
As of 31 March 2020, Ghana has 152 cases of coronavirus.