February 26, 2024

Three Ghanaian nationals have died in Europe from the novel Coronavirus pandemic.

This is according to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway.

Two of the deceased were residing in Italy while the other was resident in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The World Health Organisation had declared Europe, the new epicentre of the pandemic with Italy recording the highest number of cases in that region.

Briefing the media in Parliament today [Wednesday], the Sector Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway said government through its missions abroad is offering constant advice to citizens on the prevention of the pandemic.

“I have heard that three Ghanaians in Italy have lost their lives from the virus, one of them is in Copenhagen. The Special Service is advised and the advice is that make sure you adhere to the rules or the new government policy where you are. Of people not congregating in crowded areas. Stay home as much as possible, ensure that your personal hygiene is at its utmost. These are the things that we can only do because we have to protect ourselves. We are praying that they [Ghanaians abroad] keep to the advice given by various countries” she said.

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