News just in indicates that Ghana has recorded 195 cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 as of 1st of April 2020.
A statement from the Ghana Health Services reads:
As of the 1st April 2020, Ghana has recorded 195 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remains 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 travelers under mandatory quarantine remain 89 (Tamale-10; Accra- 79) whereas the cases from routine surveillance currently stand at 106 (Accra – 95; Kumasi – 8; Obuasi- 2 and Kpong – 1).
All five (5) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions before COVID-19 infection
Recovered & Discharged: three (3) have recovered and discharged; whilst one other is awaiting results of a laboratory test to inform the decision on discharge.
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