Ghana Has 313 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases With One More Death

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that another person has died from coronavirus related complications.

This brings the total death toll to 6 in Ghana.

At the same time, the confirmed coronavirus cases have also increased to 313.

“Enhanced contact tracing and testing is ongoing in Ghana and has resulted in an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases,” the GHS said in a statement.

“As at 7th April 2020, 23:30 hr, a total of 313 cases of COVID-19 with six (6) deaths have been recorded. The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: 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),” it added.

“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,” it explained.

“With regards to enhanced contact tracing and testing, as at 7th April 2020, a total of 11,016 samples from contacts have been processed and 37 (0.34%) have been confirmed positive for COVID-19,” the statement added.


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