Covid-19: Regional Breakdown of Ghana’s Situation

The novel coronavirus has hit ten(10) out of sixteen(16) regions in Ghana with the latest being the Volta and Western Region.

According to the situation update by the Ghana Health Service, 58% and 42% of cases are males and females respectively.

In addition, persons under mandatory who tested positive are 105 and all are responding to treatment with no death.

Mandatory quarantine of cases in Tamale still stands at 10 of which they are all responding to treatment.

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Also, 159 cases tested positive under the enhanced contact tracing and they are all responding to treatment as well.

Furthermore, Ghana’s Routine Surveillance Situation confirmed 292 cases with 4 recoveries, 278 well/responding to treatment, 2 critically/moderately ill and 8 deaths so far.

Out of the confirmed cases however, 66.6% have no travel history and 33.4% have travel history. This reveals there is an increment in local transmission.

As at April 11, 2020 at 21:17GMT, 566 cases have been recorded.

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Regional distribution of case-patients, Ghana, March – April 2020

Greater Accra Region – 452

Ashanti Region – 49

Northern Region – 10

Central Region – 1

Upper East Region – 4

Upper West Region – 7

Eastern Region – 32

North East – 1

Volta – 9

Western – 1

Regional Distribution of Cases in Ghana

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