COVID-19 update: Ghana’s cases up to 641; 83 recoveries

The Ghana Health Service has confirmed that the country has now recorded 641 cases of the novel COVID-19 as of Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

The GHS also revealed that the number of recovery cases has risen up to 83 from 17. “Two weeks since the institution of enhanced surveillance, restriction of movement and continuous public education to prevent the spread of cases of COVID-19, several cases have been recorded.

“As of 14th April 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 641 positive cases are as follows: seventeen (17) have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests and discharged. “Furthermore, 66 have tested negative once and awaiting the second test. This brings together a total of 83 cases that have been recovered/discharged. 548 cases have been categorised as mild disease and are on treatment, two (2) are categorized as moderate to severe cases, none in critical state currently and eight (8) have died,” the GHS update stated.

Source: Yen.com.gh