President Akufo Addo in his 6th address to the nation on measures taken to fight against coronavirus last night, April 9, 2020, disclosed that Ghana’s coronavirus cases have jumped from 313 to 378.
According to President Akufo Addo; “As at Wednesday, April 8, 2020 the number of cases stood at 313.
The regional distribution of the cases were: Greater Accra Region has most cases (274) followed by the Ashanti Region (25), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1), Upper East Region (1) and Central Region (1).
A total of 161 cases were reported from the routine surveillance, 37 from enhanced surveillance activities and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale are 115.
The period for mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 has ended.”
Meanwhile, the President has announced free electricity for the poor and 50% reduction for all Ghanaians from April to June 2020.