Novel Coronavirus: Number of recovered persons jump to 83

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Eighty-three infected persons have recovered from the novel Coronavirus in Ghana, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

As of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 641 positive cases are as follows: seventeen (17) have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests and discharged. Furthermore, 66 have tested negative once and awaiting second test.

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This brings together a total of 83 cases that have been recovered / discharged. 548 cases have been categorised as mild disease and are on treatment, two (2) are categorized as moderate to severe cases, none in critical state currently and eight (8) have died.

“The five (5) new cases were recorded in the following locations; one from Adenta Municipality and two (2) each from Ayawaso East and Ayawaso Central Municipalities. With the exception of one of the cases from Ayawaso East, all the new cases are asymptomatic. Contacts of the new cases are being listed for follow up”.

The 83 recovered patients were part of the 268 confirmed cases under routine surveillance while 258 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers who were previously under mandatory quarantine in Accra and Tamale which makes a total of 641 confirmed cases.

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The GHS confirmed this on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, via its dedicated website on providing updates on the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus.

Regions that have reported cases are as follows:

Greater Accra Region – 514

Ashanti Region – 53

Eastern Region – 41

Upper West Region – 7

Volta Region – 9

Upper East Region – 4

North East Region – 1

Northern Region – 10

Central Region – 1

Western Region – 1

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