Ghana has confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases, all from the Greater Accra region. Four (4) of them have no history of travel nor contact with any confirmed case whiles Other four (4) have no travel history but are contacts of confirmed cases in Ghana, and one travelled to Ghana from Benin within the past 14 days.
This brings the number of positive cases to 204 as of April 2.
Updating the country on the rising numbers, the Ghana Health Service said “as at 2 nd April 2020, Ghana has recorded 204 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remain five (5) (Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern). The Greater Accra Region has most of the cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1). Most of the cases are reported from routine / enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from traveler under mandatory quarantine remain 89”.
The death toll still stands at 5 in Ghana with 49 people discharged for home care while three people are reported to have recovered from the disease.
Parts of Ghana including Accra, Tema and Greater Kumasi is currently under partial lockdown.