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The baby was referred from the Savelugu Hospital to the Northern Regional Hospital in Tamale but died shortly afterwards.
The two others are an 80-year old lady who died in May and a 24-year-old lady who died last week.
The Northern Regional Health Directorate says it is random testing residents for covid-19 as part of efforts to contain the spread of the pandemic in the region.
The Regional Director of Health, Dr. John Eleeza, disclosed this in an interview with GBC in Tamale on Tuesday.
Residents of Salaga in the East Gonja Municipality of the Savannah Region are living in a state of fear and worry as news of the first recorded case of COVID-19 in the Salaga township went viral.
Bole based Nkilgi FM’s sources say residents are worried over what they said is the lack of information on who has contracted the virus in the community is involved, which part of the community he or she stays and how he contracted the virus.