Ghana’s count cases of the Covid- 19 has now increased to 1,042 as at 19th April, 2020.
This was announced by President Akufo-Addo during his seventh address to the nation on the outbreak today, Sunday, April 19, 2020.
According to the Ghana Health Service, it is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19.
The Ministry revealed that, total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report.
Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.