The Police has launched a manhunt for a Guinean national who tested positive for COVID-19 and has escaped from quarantine at the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
The patient a 21-year-old girl was part of 10 Guinean nationals who were in quarantine after testing positive for the deadly coronavirus.
The Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saeed says the young lady sneaked out of the quarantine centre at night.
Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on March 29 had announced that the Guinean patients would be repatriated but there seems to be a change of plan.
They are believed to have travelled to Ghana through Burkina Faso and Togo and were picked following Intelligence report, according to health officials.
Ghana's confirmed COVID-19 cases still stand at 152 with five deaths so far.