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Coronavirus: Ghana's cases hit 204, two in critical condition

BY: Zadok Kwame Gyesi

Ghana's coronarius cases have increased to 204 as of Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Two persons are also in critical condition.

The number of regions reporting cases remain five, namely, Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern.

The Greater Accra Region has most of the cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).

Most of the cases are reported from routine and enhanced surveillance activities.

Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine remain 89.

Ghana has so far recorded five deaths and all the victims had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection.

Below is the full statement from the Ghana Health Service 

SITUATION UPDATE, CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN GHANA AS AT 02 APRIL 2020, 14:00HRS

Since the last situational update, Ghana has confirmed nine additional COVID-19 cases, all from Greater Accra region. Four (4) of them have no history of travel nor contact with any confirmed case. Other four (4) have no travel history but are contacts of confirmed cases in Ghana; and one travelled to Ghana from Benin within the past 14 days.

As at 2nd April 2020, Ghana has recorded 204 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remain five (5) (Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West and Eastern). The Greater Accra Region has most of the cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).

Most of the cases are reported from routine / enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travellers under mandatory quarantine remain 89.

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