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More dangerous:Ghana’s Coronavirus cases hit 313

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Coronavirus has killed one more person in Ghana, while 25 more people have tested positive.

This brings the total deaths to six, while the overall infection cases rise to 313.

Enhanced contact tracing and testing is ongoing in Ghana and has resulted in an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has the most cases (274) followed by the Ashanti Region (25), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1), Upper East Region (1) and Central Region (1).

A total of 161 cases were reported from routine surveillance, 37 from enhanced surveillance activities and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale were 115.

The period of mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 has ended. I

In all, a total of 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period.
Out of these, 79 (7.7%) were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative.

Some 26 among those that were initially negative were found to have converted to be positive at the exit screening, bringing to a total of 105 which constitutes 10.2% among the travellers that were quarantined.

With regards to enhanced contact tracing and testing, as at 7th April 2020, a total of 11,016 samples from contacts have been processed, and 37 (0.34%) have been confirmed positive for COVID-19.

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More dangerous:Ghana’s Coronavirus cases hit 313

442

Coronavirus has killed one more person in Ghana, while 25 more people have tested positive.

This brings the total deaths to six, while the overall infection cases rise to 313.

Enhanced contact tracing and testing is ongoing in Ghana and has resulted in an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has the most cases (274) followed by the Ashanti Region (25), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1), Upper East Region (1) and Central Region (1).

A total of 161 cases were reported from routine surveillance, 37 from enhanced surveillance activities and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale were 115.

The period of mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 has ended. I

In all, a total of 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period.
Out of these, 79 (7.7%) were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative.

Some 26 among those that were initially negative were found to have converted to be positive at the exit screening, bringing to a total of 105 which constitutes 10.2% among the travellers that were quarantined.

With regards to enhanced contact tracing and testing, as at 7th April 2020, a total of 11,016 samples from contacts have been processed, and 37 (0.34%) have been confirmed positive for COVID-19.