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COVID-19: 350 contacts followed up until this point – Ghana Health Service

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350 contacts followed up until this point – Ghana Health Service

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has unveiled that an aggregate of a hundred and ninety-nine (199) additional contacts have been followed from the six (6) affirmed COVID-19 cases in the nation, carrying the aggregate to 350.

This was revealed by the Disease Surveillance Department of the Ghana Health Service on their Twitter handle, Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

“A sum of six cases have been affirmed so far with no nearby transmission. 350 contacts have been recognized for these cases. Follow up for these contacts have initiated.”

About coronavirus

Coronaviruses (CoV) are an enormous group of infections that cause sickness going from the regular virus to progressively serious ailments, for example, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). An epic coronavirus (nCoV) is another strain that has not been recently recognized in people.

Coronaviruses are zoonotic, which means they are transmitted among creatures and individuals. Point by point examinations found that SARS-CoV was transmitted from civet felines to people and MERS-CoV from dromedary camels to people. A few known coronaviruses are coursing in creatures that have not yet tainted people.

Regular indications of contamination incorporate respiratory side effects, fever, hack, brevity of breath and breathing challenges. In increasingly extreme cases, contamination can cause pneumonia, serious intense respiratory disorder, kidney disappointment and even passing.

Standard proposals to forestall disease spread incorporate ordinary hand washing, covering mouth and nose when hacking and sniffling, completely cooking meat and eggs. Keep away from close contact with anybody indicating manifestations of respiratory sickness, for example, hacking and wheezing.

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