CORONAVIRUS: THE GHANA HEALTH SERVICE CONFIRMS FIVE NEW CASES OF COVID-19

This brings up to a total of 161 confirmed COVID-19 cases in country including five (5) deaths.

Three (3) of the confirmed cases have fully recovered and reverted to negative status for COVID-19 after repeat test following recovery from symptoms.

An additional thirty-one (31) confirmed cases have significantly improved with no symptoms and have been discharged from admission for home care pending repetition of laboratory tests.


The Ghana Health Service has confirmed nine (9) new cases of COVID-19.


All nine (9) were reported from Accra, three (3) of them travelled to Ghana within the past 14 days from Germany, France and Hungary respectively but for six (6) of them there is no history of travel outside.


The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) also reported on tests from 77 samples including samples from 41 asymptomatic contacts of a case from Tamale Teaching Hospital and all are NEGATIVE for COVID-19.

This brings up to a total of 161 confirmed COVID-19 cases in country including five (5) deaths.


All five (5) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection.



Three (3) of the confirmed cases have fully recovered and reverted to negative status for COVID-19 after repeat test following recovery from symptoms.


An additional thirty-one (31) confirmed cases have significantly improved with no symptoms and have been discharged from admission for home care pending repetition of laboratory tests.


This adds to the 18 that were earlier being managed from home and bring the number of cases on home care to forty-nine (49).


Processes for enhanced contact tracing and laboratory testing have been initiated. A total of 1,185 contacts have been identified and are being followed up.







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