Ghana records 73 new Coronavirus cases, total now 287

April 7, 2020 / Comments (0)

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Ghana’s Coronavirus cases has increased to 287.

The 73 new cases which were recorded as of Monday, April 6, were discovered following measures for enhanced contact tracing and testing.

The Great Accra Region has the most cases numbering 256 followed by the Ashanti Region which has 18 cases. The Northern Region has 10 cases, while the Upper West Region Eastern Region and Upper East Region have a case each. 

A total of 172 cases were reported from the routine and enhanced surveillance activities and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale are 115.

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

In all, a total 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period.

Out of these, 79 were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative.

Twenty-six (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 among the travellers that were quarantined.

Source: Graphic Online

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