Ghana has recorded an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number to 1,154. This means an additional 112 new cases. The good news also is that Ghana has recorded 21 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recoveries to 120.
This was made known during a press conference by the Ministry of Information and the Ghana Health Service. The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service during the press conference revealed that except for the 115 travelers who tested positive on mandatory quarantine, some new cases have been recorded in the category of enhanced contact tracing and the general surveillance.
“Under the general surveillance, we have 401 cases that have reported positive. We still have the 115 travellers quarantined and tested positive and enhanced contact tracing in the last three weeks, we have 638 positives, bringing the number 1,154 cases as at today [April 22, 2020,” he stated.
He further stated that; “Out of this, we have had about 120 recovered, It changed from the 99 in the last reporting”.