The number of Coronavirus cases in Ghana has increased after more than 68000 test results were received.
Currently, the number of cases in Ghana is 1042 with 9 deaths and 99 recoveries. The regional breakdown of the cases showed that the Greater Accra Regional leads with 882 cases.
An update from the Ghana Health Service website reads;
SITUATION UPDATE, COVID-19 OUTBREAK IN GHANA – 19 APRIL 2020
The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19.
Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report. Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.