Ghana has recorded 141 cases of the deadly COVID-19 as of March 28, 202 MyNewsGh.comcan report.
According to the Ghana Health Service, “a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for COVID-19 in Ghana. 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, one hundred and forty-one (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.”
“Only three regions have so far reported cases- the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Upper West Regions from routine disease surveillance. One case has been confirmed in the Upper West Region. The Ashanti Region has recorded 7 of the 8 cases recorded outside the Greater Accra Region. All other 54 cases from routine surveillance were recorded in the Greater Accra Region,” an update from the Ghana Health Service added.
Meanwhile, the President of Ghana has announced that from 1 am on Monday, some places in the country will be under partial lockdown as part of measures to contain the deadly virus.