The Ghana Health Service has confirmed an extra positive case of COVID-19 in Ghana. As of March 25, 2020, a sum of sixty-eight (68) cases including two passings have been confirmed.
15 progressively positive cases of the Coronavirus infection were recorded to carry the aggregate to 68 after the nation affirmed its 53 cases on Tuesday evening, March 24, 2020. Sixty-six (66) of these affirmed cases are being overseen in isolation.
The Ghana Health Service report reads;
“The sudden spike in case incidence is as a result of the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing for all travelers entering Ghana, as directed by the President,”
“Overall, 30 of the 68 cases have been reported in the general population with the remaining 38 cases among persons currently under mandatory quarantine. As of 24 March, total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples from 863 of them have been tested and 38 confirmed positive,” the GHS added.