The number of confirmed coronavirus disease cases in Ghana has increased to 152 from 141 according to the Ghana Health Service.
In the latest statement, the service has released sighted by zionfelix.net, they reveal that 11 new cases, were recorded on Sunday, March 29, 2020.
Ten of the new cases are among persons who were under mandatory quarantine in the Northern Regional Capital Tamale, under the direction of the Regional Security Committee.
All these 10 cases are Guinean residents who traveled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following an intelligence report.
The eleventh case we gather was, however, recorded in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi.
It should be noted that as of Saturday, March 28, the Ghana Health Service said a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for COVID-19 in the country.
Among the tested, “1,276 (50.7%) were persons under mandatory quarantine with 1,243 (49.3%) from routine surveillance activities. Among all 2,519 persons tested, 141 tested positive representing 5.6%.
“Among persons under mandatory quarantine, 79 representing 6.2% tested positive. Among samples tested from routine surveillance, sixty-two (62) representing 5.0% tested positive.”
While two people have recovered from the disease, five have died.
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