The Kumasi Metropolis has announced that it has recorded 200 cases of the Delta variant of the Coronavirus in the first half of July 2021.
It added that between July 1 and July 13, ten patients have died.
“The new cases of the delta variant in the metropolis were detected soon after the Christmas festivities in December 2020.
“From 1st July to 13th July 2021, Health Facilities within the metropolis have recorded over 200 infection cases with 10 mortalities occurs at different treatment centers with the metropolis,” the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly said in a release on Monday.
Amid the increasing number of Covod-19 cases in the Metropolis, the general public is being urged to prioritize safety and adhere to the protocols.
“The general public is there entreated to as a matter of urgency continue to adhere to all the Covid-19 safety protocols i.e. wearing of face mask in public places, washing of hands with soap under running water, avoiding hand-shaking, and social distancing,” the KMA statement signed by Chief Executive Henrietta Aboagye adds.
As of Sunday, July 18, 2021, Ghana’s active cases of Covid-19 stand at 2,585. Out of the total recorded cases of 98,817 cases, 95,147 have recovered.
Find below the full statement from the Metropolis: