Ghana rises to 566 COVID-19 Cases as Volta records 9 cases as 9th region to record case in Ghana

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The Volta and Western Regions are now the ninth and tenth regions respectively to confirm a case of COVID-19, the Ghana Health Service has reported.

The Western Region now has one case of the virus whilst the Volta Region has nine cases.

The latest case comes after the Ghana Health Service confirmed 158 new cases from what it detected in its last update.


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Out of the 566 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 292 were reported from the routine surveillance, 159 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale.

According to an update on the Ghana Health Service website, the increasing number of cases is attributed to the ongoing enhanced surveillance exercise.

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“As of 11th April 2020, 23:00 Hrs, a total of 37,954 persons have been tested with 566 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 566 positive cases are as follows: four (4) have been treated, discharged and tested negative, 552 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two (2) moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight (8) have died,” the Ghana Health Service indicated on its website.

Based on the Ghana Health Service data, there are currently more males infected with Coronavirus than females.

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Find below the regional breakdown
Greater Accra – 452
Ashanti – 49
Eastern – 32
Northern – 10
Volta – 9
Upper West – 7
Upper East – 4
North East – 1
Western – 1
Central – 1

 

Source: www.ghanaweb.com


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