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Situation Update, Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Ghana as at 05 April 2020, 22:00 Hrs

April 6th, 2020 by

No new confirmed case has been recorded after the previous update.

As at 4th April 2020, 22:00 hr, a total of 214 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths have been recorded. The regions that have reported cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has most cases (189) followed by the Ashanti Region (12), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1).

Most of the cases are reported from routine / enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine are 90.

The period for mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 end by the close of today. In all, a total 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period. Out of these, 79 (7.7%) were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative. Twenty-five (25) among those that were initially negative were found to have converted to be positive at the exit screening conducted on the 12th-13th day of follow up; bringing to a total of 104 which constitutes 10.1% among the travellers that were quarantined. All the Positive cases were triaged in Ga East Hospital and were segregated for treatment at isolation either in a health facility or at home.

All those that tested negative for the second time have been processed and discharged for their individual homes.

All five (5) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection

Source: https://www.ghanahealthservice.org/covid19/