JUST IN: Ghana Confirms 73 New Coronavirus Cases – 287 Cases In All


Ghana Records 9 More Coronavirus Cases - 214 Cases In All
Coronavirus in Ghana

For your information, Ghana has confirmed 73 news coronavirus cases adding to the existing 214 cases. In all, it’s now 287 cases which is alarming and causing fear and panic amongst Ghanaians.

Via the official website of the Ministry of Health dedicated to updating Ghanaians on coronavirus cases;

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SITUATION UPDATE, CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN GHANA AS AT 06 APRIL 2020, 23:30HRS

Following measures for enhanced contact tracing and testing, Ghana has detected an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

As at 6th April 2020, 23:30 hr, a total of 287 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths have been recorded. The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has most cases (258) followed by the Ashanti Region (18), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1).

A total of 172 cases were reported from the routine and enhanced surveillance activities and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale are 115.

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The period for mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 has ended. In all, a total 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period. Out of these, 79 (7.7%) were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative. Twenty-six (26) among those that were initially negative were found to have converted to be positive at the exit screening, bringing to a total of 105 which constitutes 10.2% among the travellers that were quarantined”.

Currently, there is no cure for coronavirus and in order to protect yourself, family and friends, stay home and exercise all the precautionary measures.