The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly has disclosed that two of the 51 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the Eastern Region, are within the municipality.

According to the Municipal Public Health Emergency Committee Chairman, Dennis Miracles Aboagye, both are imported cases.

They involve a 59-year-old female and another 45-year-old female, who returned to the country on March 20 and March 19, respectively.

He noted that contact tracing, mandatory quarantine and testing are underway to ensure that the virus within the municipality is effectively controlled.

Mr Aboagye stressed that citizens within the municipality must strictly adhere to all the safety measures preached by the Ghana Heath Service.

He also indicated that the joint directive signed on March 30, 2020, will be extended for two weeks.

“We encourage us all to stay home if we have nothing urgent to do outside. Wash your hands frequently. Observe social distancing protocols and wear your mask if you have to go out,” he stated.

Ghana has so far recorded 1,042 Covid-19 cases with 99 recoveries and 9 deaths.