As at now confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana have reportedly increased to 132 with 3 death recorded.
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) reports as of March 26, 2020, indicate a total of fifty-four (54) cases including three 3 deaths have been confirmed from the regular surveillance systems. All three (3) cases that unfortunately succumbed to the disease were aged and had underlying chronic medical conditions.
All the other fifty-one (51) cases are well; fourteen (14) are being managed at home and the rest is responding well to treatment on admission in isolation. They are awaiting their test results and will be discharged when the results are negative.
The Health Service said cases recorded in Ghana are mostly Ghanaians who have returned from countries tested positive for the virus. it disclosed that 7 are of other nationals such as Norway, Lebanon, China, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom (UK). The number of confirmed cases among travelers under compulsory quarantine who have been tested is 78
“In respect of contact tracing, a total of 970 contacts have been detected and are being tracked. Out of these, two hundred and four (204) have completed the 14 days mandatory follow up.”