22.04.2020 Headlines

COVID-19: Cases Hit 1,154

COVID-19: Cases Hit 1,154
LISTEN APR 22, 2020

The Coronavirus cases have increased to 1,154.

Some 120 patients who tested positive have recovered, according to the Ghana Health Service at a press briefing on Wednesday, April, 22.

The development means that 112 new cases have been confirmed with 21 more people recovering since Sunday, April 19 when President Nana Akufo-Addo addressed the country.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service at the press conference indicated that except for the 115 travellers who tested positive on mandatory quarantine, new cases were recorded in the category of enhanced contact tracing and the general surveillance.

“Under the general surveillance, we have 401 cases that have reported positive. We still have the 115 travellers quarantined and tested positive and enhanced contact tracing in the last three weeks, we have 638 positives, bringing the number 1,154 cases as at today [April 22, 2020,” he said.

“Out of this, we have had about 120 recovered, It changed form the 99 in the last reporting,” he added.


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