November 27, 2020

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COVID 19: Graphical Update of cases in Ghana

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Eight (8) people have been reported dead as cases of the COVID-19 pandemic disease rises to 408 in Ghana. Over the past twelve (12) days (since the...

Eight (8) people have been reported dead as cases of the COVID 19 pandemic disease rises to 408 in Ghana.

Over the past twelve (12) days (since the introduction of the enhanced surveillance), a number of measures have been introduced to control and prevent further spread of COVID-19 in Ghana.

Among these include restrictive movement in the hotspots of the outbreak, intensive contact tracing and laboratory testing, social distancing, and intensive public education.

These measures have resulted in a sudden increase in case detection, with a high number of cases being reported.

As of 10 April 2020, 23:00 HRS, a total of 27,346 persons have been tested with 408 being positive for COVID-19.

The breakdown of the 408 positive cases are as follows: four (4) have been treated, discharged and have tested negative, 394 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two (2) moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight (8) have died.

Of the 408 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 205 were reported from the routine surveillance, 88 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale.

Regions that have reported cases are Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Northern, North East, Upper East and Upper West regions.

Source; Ghana Health Service

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