5 dead bodies found on the streets of Kumasi amidst coronavirus fear

The lifeless bodies of five person have been found on the streets of Greater Kumasi.

It is however unclear the cause of their demise. It comes in the wake of Ghana’s fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.

Ultimate FM’s Isaac Bediako Justice reports on the Morning Starr, reveals that mortuary men in Kumasi are demanding that covid-19 test is conducted on the bodies before they attend to them.

5 dead bodies found on the streets of Kumasi amidst coronavirus fear

Meanwhile Ghana’s Coronavirus cases stand at 641 with 5 new cases recorded yesterday.

This according to the Ghana Health Service is because of “enhanced surveillance, restriction of movement and continuous public education to prevent the spread of cases of COVID-19 several cases have been recorded.

“As of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 641 positive cases are as follows: 17 have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests 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 are categorized as moderate to severe cases, none in critical state currently and eight have died,” according to the Ghana Health Service.

“the five new cases were recorded in the following locations; one from Adenta Municipality and two each from Ayawaso East and Ayawaso Central Municipalities. With the exception of one of the cases from Ayawaso East, all the new cases are asymptomatic. Contacts of the new cases are being listed for follow up.”

“Of the 641 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 268 were reported from two from the routine surveillance, 258 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers who were previously under mandatory quarantine in Accra and Tamale.”

Below is the Regional breakdown

Greater Accra – 514

Ashanti – 53

Eastern – 41

Northern – 10

Volta – 9

Upper West – 7

Upper East – 4

North East – 1

Western – 1

Central – 1

Source: Nana Kwame/Smartandstuck.com

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