The Ahafo Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Boakye Boateng has denied reports that the Ahafo Region has recorded a COVID-19 case.
Dr. Boakye Boateng explaining the matter to First1News noted that a 20-year-old man resident in Obuasi in the Ashanti Region was tested for during a routine surveillance but the results was not release before he travelled to Derman in the Tano South Municipality.
Dr. Boateng noted that later when the results was release the young tested positive to COVID-19 is currently receiving treatment at the Techimantia Polyclinic.
He also disclosed that contact tracing has begun, 28 persons have so far have had their samples taken for testing.
Dr. Boakye Boateng therefore noted that news in a section of the media should be ignored.