Ghana hit 287 Covid- 19 cases, as Accra recorded most cases

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Ghana has recorded 73 new COVID-19 cases, this has increased the country’s case count to 287 as at 1:47 GMT on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, can confirm that.

The regional distribution of the cases are as follows; Greater Accra has recorded most cases (258) followed by Ashanti Region (18), Northern Region  (10), Upper West Region  (1), Eastern Region  (1) and Upper East Region  (1).

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A total of 172 cases were reported from the routine and enhanced surveillance activities, and those from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale are 115.

The period for mandatory quarantine for travellers arrived 21-22 March 2020 has ended. In all, a total of 1,030 were quarantined during the period. Out of this 79 (7.7%) were tested positive during the initial testing whiles 951 were tested negative.

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Twenty Six (26) among those that were initially tested negative were found to have converted  to be positive at the exit screening, bringing to a total of 105 which constitutes 10.2% among the travellers that were quarantined.

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