Ninety (90) Foreign Nationals who entered the country illegally have been arrested at Kenyasi Abirem in the Ashanti Region.
The 90 include 81 from Benin and nine Togolese nationals.
The group is made up of 22 females and 68 males and are being kept in isolation at the Atonsu Agogo Hospital.
They will be screened and investigated as well.
The operation was led by Staff Sergeant Asamoah Isaac and other Military personnel from the headquarters of the Central Command of the Ghana Armed Forces attached to Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly for the lockdown exercise.
According to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) as at 3rd April 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 205 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. Currently, the number of regions reporting cases are as follows: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West Eastern and Upper East Region. The Greater Accra Region has most cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and U