Ghana has confirmed 9 new Coronavirus cases, taking the total cases to 214 as at Sunday April 4, 2020.
According to the Ghana Health Service, out of the 9 new recorded cases, 6 are from Greater Accra Region and 3 from Ashanti Region.
“Among the cases from Greater Accra, one is a 37-year-old woman with no history of travel nor contact with a confirmed case. One is a repeat test of a travellers under quarantine who was initially negative but converted to positive on repeat test. Four are contacts of confirmed cases with no symptoms and were detected during the enhanced contact tracing and testing.”
“Of the 3 cases from Ashanti region, 2 are Ghanaians who travelled to Ghana from France within the past 14 days and the third one is a Ghanaian who has no history of travel out of the country nor contact with a any confirmed case,” the Ghana Health Service stated.
Currently, the Greater Accra Region has the most cases (189) followed by the Ashanti Region (12), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1).
Most of the cases are reported from routine enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine are 90.
Ghana has so far recorded 5 deaths. All 5 deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection.
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