Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Add0 said that 533 workers at a fish processing factory have been infected with the Coronavirus.
Addressing to the nation on Sunday, the country’s president said that all the factory workers were infected by one person.
“It is important to stress that 533 out of the 921 new cases recorded between last Wednesday and Thursday are factory workers from a fish processing factory,” Nana said.
The workers have contracted with the COVID-19 by a person at a fish processing plant in the port city of Tema, Ghana.
So far, 4,700 people have been tested positive for the Coronavirus in the country with 22 and 323 recoveries.
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