Confirmed Coronavirus cases in Ghana now 137; 4 dead


Confirmed cases of the deadly coronavirus epidemic in the country has moved from 136 to 137.

Four persons have so far been reported dead as a result of the disease.

The Ghana Health Service announced this on the official website.

As at the evening of 27 March 2020, fifty-nine (59) COVID-19 cases including four (4) deaths have been confirmed from the regular surveillance systems.

All the four (4) deaths had underlying chronic medical conditions.

Majority of Ghana’s 137 confirmed cases are Ghanaians who returned home from affected countries.

Earlier in the day, the Upper West Regional Minister, Hafiz Bin Salih, announced that a case of coronavirus has been confirmed in regional capital Wa.

Breakdown of 137 total cases

59 people within the general population of Ghana have been tested positive for COVID-19, including four deaths and two recovered patients.

The number of confirmed cases within those under mandatory quarantine remains at 78.

The number of active cases within the country now stands at 131.

Source: Ghana |


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