The Ghana Health Services has confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases in Ghana, six from Greater Accra and three from the Ashanti region.
This brings up to a total of 214 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana, including five deaths.
Among the cases from Greater Accra, one is a 37-year-old woman with no history of travel nor contact with a confirmed case. One is a repeat test of travellers under quarantine who were initially negative but converted to positive on a repeat test. Four ae contacts of confirmed cases with no symptoms and were detected during the enhanced contact tracing and testing.
Of the three (3) cases from Ashanti region, two (2) are Ghanaians who travelled to Ghana from France within the past 14 days and the third one is a Ghanaian who has no history of travel out of the country nor contact with an any confirmed case.
As 4 of April 2020, Ghana has recorded a total of 214 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. Currently, the number of regions reporting cases are as follows: Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West-Eastern, and Upper East Region. The 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.
All five (5) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection