Ghana’s coronavirus cases 141 now, 5 deaths

Ghana’s coronavirus cases 141 now, 5 deaths
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5 more cases have been recorded, making Ghana’s confirmed coronavirus cases 141 in all.

This was announced by the Ghana Health Service on their official update page, Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Per details on the site, 

“As of 14:00 hours on the 28th March 2020, a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for COVID-19 in Ghana. Among the tested, 1,276 (50.7%) were persons under mandatory quarantine with 1,243 (49.3%) from routine surveillance activities. Among all 2,519 persons tested, one hundred and forty-one (141) tested positive representing 5.6%.”

“Among persons under mandatory quarantine, 79 representing 6.2% tested positive. Among samples tested from routine surveillance, sixty-two (62) representing 5.0% tested positive,” the Ghana Health Service announced. 

This comes a day after the President announced a partial lockdown in some parts of the country, as part of measures to contain the situation and avoid further spread of the pandemic in Ghana.

Some municipalities in the Greater Accra Region and Kumasi and Obuasi in the Ashanti Regions will be affected by these restriction orders.

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