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COVID19: 50 fishermen took street over nagative results at Moree

Over 50 fishermen who were released from mandatory quarantine for COVID19  took streets after tested nagative with singing and dancing at Moree of the Central Region to declared virus-free.

The quarantined took place  the Moree Senior High and Technical School after returning from fishing exploration in Ivory Coast.

Tests performed on all those who have completed the 14-day quarantine came out negative.

Though a majority is still in quarantine, those who completed their session were full of joy.

Chief Fisherman at Moree Nana Kwagya told the media  that the fishermen were lauded   the treatment received while in quarantine as some requested a further two-week extension.


He explained that the fishermen said they were happy with the three-square meals served them.

According to him their samples have been taken hopeful to see better resultd

Central Region has so far recorded 13 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

The first case in the Region was recorded on Wednesday, April 8. It was a 57-year-old man who had returned from the UK the previous month.

The Deputy Director of the Ghana Health Service in the Central Region, Dr Kwabena Sarpong, said almost 700 contacts have been traced in the Region and efforts to contain the virus have been intensified.

The rest of the fishermen in quarantine were found playing football at the Moree Sec-Tech School Park.

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