Confirmed Covid-19 Cases in Ghana now 93
A fourth coronavirus related death has reportedly been recorded in Ghana’s capital, Accra.
The country has recorded 93 confirmed cases according to Daily Guide Network
Earlier on Wednesday, March 25, the West African nation recorded its third coronavirus death.
The third death had occurred at the 37 Military Hospital and involved the wife of a two-star general making the number of Confirmed Covid-19 Cases in Ghana now at 93 with 3 deaths
The sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travelers entering Ghana, as directed by the president. Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine.
As of 25 March, total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples from 863 of them have been tested and 38 confirmed positive. Majority of the confirmed cases are Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries. Seven (7) are of other nationalities namely: Norway, Lebanon, China and UK. In respect of contact tracing, a total of 829 contacts have been identified and are being tracked. Total of 860 contacts have been enlisted and being tracked.
One hundred and sixty-one (161) have completed the 14 days of mandatory follow up.