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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana is now 68.
This is up by 15 confirmed cases.
As at close of the day yesterday, Ghana had a total of 53 confirmed cases with 2 deaths.
A statement from the Ghana Health Service said “he sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travellers entering Ghana, as directed by the president.”
“Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine,” the statement added.
“As of 24 March, total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples from 863 of them have been tested and 38 confirmed positive,” it said.
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