Ghana records 136 Coronavirus cases: four (4) new cases have been confirmed and tested positive for Covid-19.
Information reaching townflex as at Friday morning, March 27th, 2020 from the Ghana Health Service indictes that there has been 4 new additional case to the existing 132, which sums up as 136 confirmed cases.
As usual details regarding the gender and names of the affected persons have been kept away from the public for security reasons, and for that we can’t give full info on that.
Read below the statement released on the official website of Ghana Health Service.
Situation Update, Confirmed Covid-19 Cases In Ghana As At 27 March 2020, 09:15 Hr
As at the morning of 27 March 2020, a total of fifty-seven (57) cases including three (3) deaths have been confirmed from the regular surveillance systems. All the three (3) cases that unfortunately succumbed to the disease were aged and had underlying chronic medical conditions. All the other fifty-four (54) cases are well; fourteen (14) are being managed at home and the rest are responding well to treatment on admission in isolation. They are awaiting their test results and will be discharged when the results are negative.
Majority of the confirmed cases are Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries. Seven (7) are of other nationals namely: Norway, Lebanon, China, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom (UK).
The number of confirmed cases among travelers under mandatory quarantine who have been tested is seventy-eight (78).
In respect of contact tracing, a total of 1,006 contacts have been identified and are being tracked.
Out of these, two hundred and four (204) have completed the 14 days mandatory follow up.