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COVID-19 cases in Ghana rise to 287

The total number of Coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased to 287.

This means that 73 more cases have been added to the country’s case count.

Total deaths and recovery remain at five (5) and three (3) respectively.

The rise in the number of cases follows measures of enhanced contact tracing and testing, the Ghana Health Service said.

Details of the latest additions were however not given.

So far, Greater Accra Region has most cases (258) followed by the Ashanti Region (18), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1).

Mandatory quarantine
The period for mandatory quarantine for travellers who arrived 21-22 March 2020 as per the President’s directive has also ended.

In all, a total of 1,030 travellers were quarantined during the period.

Out of these, 79 (7.7%) were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative.

26 among those that were initially 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.

Source:citinewsroom.com

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