GHS: 26 Districts in Greater Accra Affected With Coronavirus


Dr. Patrick Aboagye, the Director at the Ghana Health Service (GHS), has said some 26 districts in the Greater Accra have been affected by the novel Coronavirus disease.

According to Dr. Aboagye some of the hotspots are Tema Metro, Korle-Klottey, Accra Metro, and Kpone Katamanso, Ablekuma West, Adenta, Ga North, La Nkwatanang, Okine Kwei West, Ashaiman, Ga Central.

His revelation follows a surge of Ghana’s case count rising to 5,127 COVID-19 cases with 494 recoveries and 22 deaths.

According to the GHS, the Greater Accra region has recorded 89 new cases whilst the Ashanti region has 307 new cases. The Central region has also recorded 27 new cases with the Western and Volta regions recording 3 and 1 new cases respectively.

Dr. Patrick Aboagye reacting to this says the majority of the new cases were recorded from workplaces.

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Information Minister, has reiterated the need for Ghanaians to take extra precaution to protect themselves.

“People have to take extra care don’t take it for granted. You must take extra precaution particularly in the market and workplaces.”


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