Ghana’s Coronavirus Case Count Now 1,550 with 155 Recoveries and 11 Deaths

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Some of the new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Oti Region, Greater Accra, Ashanti Region and Central region.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has indicated that Ghana’s coronavirus cases have increased to 1,550 with 115 recoveries and 11 deaths.

The latest coronavirus update was given by the GHS’s on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

The GHS updated coronavirus case count comes after 271 more persons tested positive for the virus. Per the update, one more person has died with 21 additional recoveries confirmed.

Some of the new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Oti Region, Greater Accra, Ashanti Region and Central region.

Out of the 271 new cases reported, about 75 of them were detected through routine surveillance, whiles 196 were found positive through the enhanced contact tracing exercise.

Meanwhile, 21 more people have recovered from the Coronavirus infections. These were detected through general surveillance.

Over 100,000 tests

The latest figures come out of a total of 100,6222 tests completed by the various testing centers across the country including the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine.

Between the previous update and the latest one, 12,434 new tests had been completed.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 1,347

Ashanti Region – 69

Eastern Region – 57

Oti Region – 17

Central Region – 17

Northern Region – 13

Volta Region – 10

Upper West Region – 8

Upper East Region – 8

North East Region – 2

Western Region – 1

Western North Region – 1

 

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