A total of six people collapsed suddenly at the Kumasi Central Market on Monday afternoon, following a stampede at a congested area in the market
The six people, all females were taken to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) for medical care.
Two were treated and immediately discharged whilst the remaining four were still at the hospital responding to treatment as of 6 pm.
They were transported to KATH in two separate ambulances and they included a pregnant woman, four adults, and one student.
They were reportedly fighting for space in the melee and had challengings with breathing.
Earlier, there were speculations that someone had died but the early paramedic responders disputed the claim and said all the collapsed persons were responding to treatment.
"Upon our assessment, we have one asthmatic patient and the other five were having difficulty in breathing, that is what we observed,"
He said two people were treated and discharged and the remaining four were still at the hospital as of 6 pm.
A team of about police personnel were dispatched to the scene to maintain law and order, Graphic Online gathered.