The government through the Ghana Health Service has confirmed that, out of the 68,591 samples tested, 1042 have tested positive.
The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19.
Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report. Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.
Meanwhile, PPresident Akufo-Addo has lifted the three-week old partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi and surrounding communities, effective 1:00am, Monday, April 20th.