Ghana’s coronavirus case count increases to 1,154

Ghana’s coronavirus case count has increased to 1,154 with 120 recoveries, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

This was made known by Director-General at the Ghana Health Service today 22nd April 2020 in a press briefing organized by the Ministry of Information to update the public on Ghana’s case count and measures by put in place by government to fight the global pandemic.

Below is the full statement from the Ghana Health :Service:

SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA – 19 APRIL 2020

The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19.

Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report. Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.

Source: Nana Kwame/Smartandstuck.com

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