The novel Coronavirus cases in Ghana have increased to 16.
The Ghana Health Service’s website dedicated to updating Ghanaians on COVID-19 cases confirmed the development.
The five new cases are all in the Greater Accra Region.
The latest update confirms fears community spreading has begun in Ghana with at least two of the infected persons having no history of travel outside Ghana.
One of the cases is a 29-year-old woman resident of Accra with no history of travel.
Another man, aged 53, who is resident in Tema, also has no history of travel also tested positive.