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Situation Update on Coronavirus Outbreak in Ghana as at 15th April 2020

Two weeks since the institution of enhanced surveillance , restriction of movement, and continous public education to prevent the spread of COVID-19, several cases have been recorded. As of 14th April, 2020 23:00HRS 50,719 persons have been tested, with 641 being positive for COVID-19.

The breakdown of 641 positive cases are as follows: Seventeen (17) have been treated and reverted to negative cases on repeat test and discharged. Furthermore, 66 have tested negative once and awaiting second test. This brings together a total of 83 cases that have been recovered/discharged. 548 cases have been categorised as mild disease and are on treatment, two (2) are treated as moderate to severe cases, none in critical state currently and eight have died.

The five (5) new cases were recorded in the following locations: one from Adenta municipality, and two (2) each from Ayawaso East, and Ayawaso Central Minicipalities. With the exception of one of the cases from Ayawaso East, all the new cases are asymptomatic. Contact of the new cases are being listed for follow up.

Of the 641 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 268 cases were reported from the routine surveillance, 258 from the enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers who were previously quarantine from Accra and Tamale. Regions that have reported cases are Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Western, Volta, Northern, North East and Upper West Regions. See the images below!

Source: Ministry of Health

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