FIGHTING COVID19 IN GHANA: 287 confirmed cases recorded

The Lockdown measure imposed by President Nana –Akufo Addo has aided the effort of health parastatals to contain the COVID 19 Outbreak in the country.

A total of  73 new COVID-19 cases has been recorded this raises total number of confirmed cases to 287, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed the numbers on Monday night.

Besides, the GHS said 26 more of the travelers who had been under mandatory quarantine between March 21 and April 4, who had tested negative earlier converted to positive during their second testing.

The most dominant age group among those infected in Ghana is between the ages of 25 and 34, while the least dominant age bracket is those between ages 15 and 24.

More males than females have been recorded among those infected, with the number of deaths remaining at five, and three full recoveries, while two remain moderately ill.

Fighting COVID19 in Ghana

Six out of the 16 regions (provinces) in the country have so far recorded cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, while Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA, which include Awutu Senya East which is a municipality in the Central Region, Kumasi Metropolitan Area, and contiguous districts are under lockdown as the government fights to contain and eradicate the disease.

Officials recorded the additional numbers through the ongoing enhanced contact tracing and testing across the country