COVID-19: Ghana records 9 more cases; total now 204

Blood sample with respiratory coronavirus positive

Ghana has recorded nine more cases of the deadly COVID-19 moving the total case count to 204 from 195, the Ghana Health Service has announced.

According to the GHS, since the last situational update, Ghana has confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases, all from the Greater Accra region.

Four (4) of them have no history of travel nor contact with any confirmed case. Other four (4) have no travel history but are contacts of confirmed cases in Ghana, and one travelled to Ghana from Benin within the past 14 days.

As at 2nd April 2020, Ghana has recorded 204 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remains five (5) (Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern).

The Greater Accra Region has most of the cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).

Most of the cases are reported from routine and enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine remain 89.


Source: Ghana/