The test results for the first suspected cases of Coronavirus in Ghana tested at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital just came out negative.
Dr Kofi Bonney, a Senior Researcher at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has confirmed to TV3.
“We finished about an hour ago and it came out negative,” he stated.
According to the good doctor, Dr. Bonney, various tests were conducted on the samples.
Adding that the “most sensitive” test, as well as the “complementary tests to support or validate” the initial results, were done and all proved negative.
The two patients, a Chinese and an Argentine, have been living together in the country for some days were isolated at Korle Bu while blood samples taken and sent to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), for further analysis.
The Chinese left the home country for Ghana sometime in September 2019 while the Argentine, who was in Shanghai, joined the Chinese in Ghana in January 2020.