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11 more Covid-19 cases confirmed; 10 in Tamale

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Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have increased to 152 from 141, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed.

The Service said the 11 new cases, were recorded on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Ten of the new cases are among persons who were under mandatory quarantine in the Northern Regional Capital Tamale, under the direction of the Regional Security Committee.

All these 10 cases are Guinean residents who travelled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following an intelligence report.

The eleventh case was, however, recorded in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi.

Tamale is the fourth region to record COVID-19 cases aside Greater Accra, Ashanti and Upper West.

As of Saturday, March 28, the Ghana Health Service said a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for COVID-19 in the country.

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, 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.”

While two people have recovered from the disease, five have died.

Meanwhile, Greater Accra, Ashanti and other parts of the Central region are preparing for a partial lockdown.

The lockdown which will take effect at 1:00 AM, Monday will exclude essential service providers, members of the Executive arm of government, Ministers, Deputy Ministers, senior staffers, special assistants, media among others.

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