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Covid- 19: Ghana’s Coronavirus Cases Increases To 53 With Two (2) Deaths


The Ghana Health Service has affirmed an extra positive instance of COVID-19 in Ghana. The recently affirmed case includes to the past 52 which was declared at the press briefing by the Minister of Health prior today, Tuesday.

“As of 24 March 2020, a total of fifty-three (53) cases including two (2) deaths have been confirmed. All the fifty-one (51) confirmed cases are receiving treatment in isolation,” the statement from the Ghana Health Service said.

The statement from the Service said, “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.”

According to the Health Service, a total of 1030 persons are under mandatory quarantine.

A total of 844 of the quarantined individuals also had their samples taken for the necessary tests out which 510 had their samples tested for COVID-19.

26 of such persons tested positive for COVID-19.

“As of 24 March, a total of 1,030 are under mandatory quarantine; 844 have had their samples taken; 510 have had the samples tested, and out these twenty-six (26) tested positive for COVID-19.”

The statement also revealed that 19 people have completed the 14 days of mandatory follow up.



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