Eastern Region Reportedly Records 15 New Covid-19 Cases

The Covid-19 cases in the Eastern Region have reportedly risen to 16 as 15 more new cases have been recorded.

Municipal health director, Bismark Sarkodie who confirmed the new cases said they are expecting more results from Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research.

The 15 new cases are reported to be among the 244 persons who were quarantined at the Afcon Construction Company in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality where an Indian expatriate working on the Akosombo to Tema railway project tested positive.

The Eastern Regional Health Directorate on April 9, 2020, announced that it had submitted a total of 373 samples of suspected coronavirus cases in the region to Noguchi, awaiting results.

The new confirmed cases could be among the 65 new cases announced by the government, taking the national tally to 378.

The Ghana Health Service has yet to confirm the new cases announced by President Akufo-Addo during his sixth address to the nation on government’s measures to control the spread of Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus.

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source: Joy News

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