One person has died after contracting the deadly novel coronavirus days ago.

Deputy Health Minister, Alexander kodwo Kom Abban who dislosed this in an interview with GHOne TV said the deceased is a 61 year old male Lebanese who was tested positive on Thursday in Kumasi.

Its unclear the cause of his death now, but the deputy Minister reiterated that an autopsy is being conducted to ascertain the real cause of his death.

Medical officers, according to the deputy health minister had disgnosed the deceased with different ailment, although he had tested positive for coronavirus, after being rushed to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.

The deceased felt unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 ℃ ), and cough. The sample tested positive for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, information minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said management reports show that the active cases are responding very well to treatment awaiting final cure tests.

“Our front line response workers at hospitals and ports are doing well so far,” he disclosed in a Facebook post.