COVID-19 cases shoot up to 195 in Ghana


Ghana has recorded 195 COVID-19 cases as of April 1, 2020, the health minister disclosed at a press conference on Wednesday.

Speaking at a press conference in Accra, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said the number of death still remains at five with 49 patients receiving care at home now.

The development means that 34 new cases have been recorded since Tuesday.

The number of regions reporting cases remain five – Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern. The Greater Accra Region has the most cases 174 followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).

The minister said 100 of the cases have been from the state’s general surveillance.

Government has announced a partial lockdown in parts of Ghana’s capital, Accra and Kumasi. The restriction of movement is to contain the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) which has so far infected 195 persons in the country as at March 31, 2020.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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