Ghana has confirmed its first two cases of the Marburg Virus.
The cases were from the samples from the Ashanti region which were sent to the Institute Pasteur in Dakar for further testing.
The cases were first recorded in the Ashanti region on July 7, 2022, tested by the Noguchi Memorial Institute, and sent to Dakar for further testing.
The Ghana Health Service in the latest update said the cases have been confirmed to be the Marburg Virus Disease.
So far, 98 contacts have been identified including persons from the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district from the Savanna Region who are currently under quarantine, Ghana Health Service in a statement said.
The statement added that no new cases have been identified.