COVID-19 cases in Eastern region spike to 16

Blood sample with respiratory coronavirus positive

The Eastern region has recorded 15 more COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of cases in the region to 16.

The region recorded its first case on March 31 but has since had 15 more confirmed cases.

A breakdown from the Eastern region Health Directorate stated that a total of 257 contacts have been identified with 252 identified and followed up. The statement added that five other contacts have completed the 14-day quarantine and tested.

Meanwhile, confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ghana have risen to 378, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed.

The President made the disclosure in his 6th address to the nation since the first case was confirmed in the country.

As at Wednesday, April 8, 2020 the number of cases stood at 313.


Source: Ghana/