according to the Ghana Health Service, Ghana Covid-19 Cases now stands at 195. Read the statement below;
As of the 1st April 2020, Ghana has recorded 195 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 the most cases (174) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).
Most reported cases now are from routine / enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine remain 89 (Tamale-10; Accra- 79) whereas the cases from routine surveillance currently stands at 106 (Accra – 95; Kumasi – 8; Obuasi- 2 and Kpong – 1).
All five (5) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection
Recovered & Discharged: three (3) have recovered and discharged; whilst one other is awaiting results of laboratory test to inform decision on discharge.
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Ghana rise to 195 as at 1/04/2020
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— Disease Surveillance Dept_GHS (@DSD_GHS) April 1, 2020
Ghana Covid-19 Cases
In related news on covid-19 in Ghana, All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers and Presidential Aides at the Presidency have decided to donate fifty percent (50%) of their salaries. These came after the President and the Vice President earlier announced that their next three months salaries will be paid into the covid-19 fund.