Another person who tested positive for the novel Coronavirus pandemic in Ghana has died at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.
Citi News understands that the third person, believed to be in her 70s, is the wife of a retired senior office of the Ghana Navy.
This brings to three the number of Coronavirus deaths in the country, after a 61 one year old Lebanese national resident in Kumasi died, alongside another elderly Ghanaian woman also in Kumasi.
In the first two cases, both persons had underlying health conditions.
According to the source, the husband, an unnamed retired Rear Admiral, is in critical condition, and is currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of 37 Military Hospital.
It is unclear how the deceased contracted the disease, but the source said she has had a recent travel history.
The novel coronavirus cases recorded in Ghana have risen to 68.
This follows 15 new cases confirmed by the Ghana Health Service on Thursday morning.
12 of the new cases were from the travelers who were put under mandatory quarantine and subjected to mandatory testing.
Ghana has recorded 41 cases in the last two days.
But most of these case have been attributed to mandatory testing for the persons in quarantine.
Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population, with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine.