19th July 2024

Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have increased to 1,154 with 120 recoveries and the death toll remaining at 9, the Ghana Health Service has confirmed.

Speaking at a press briefing Wednesday, 22 April, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye told the gathering that “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 of today [22 April 2020].”

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

Dr Aboagye noted that out of the recoveries, 82 were those who were being treated at the Ga East Municipal Hospital while UGMC has reported 17 recoveries, Ridge has reported 3 recoveries, the 37 Military Hospital has recovered 4 recoveries, Tema General Hospital has o1 and Ashanti Region has 6. Wa has 1 recovery and Tamale has 6.

The 112 newly confirmed cases are the first batch of cases to be announced following the lifting of the three-week lockdown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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