Ghana has recorded an additional 11 new cases according to the Ghana Health Service today, Sunday, March 29, 2020. A total of152 so far as ghmediahub.com is reliably informed.
Ten out of the eleven new cases were people on mandatory quarantine in Tamale, under the Regional Security Committee’s directive.
All these 10 confirmed cases are Guinean nationals who traveled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following an intelligence report.
The eleventh case we gather was, however, recorded in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi.
The Ghana Health Service confirmed a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for COVID-19 in the country as at today.
Among the tested, “1,276 (50.7%) were persons under mandatory quarantine with 1,243 (49.3%) from routine surveillance activities. Among all 2,519 persons tested, 141 tested positive representing 5.6%.
“Among persons under mandatory quarantine, 79 representing 6.2% tested positive. Among samples tested from routine surveillance, sixty-two (62) representing 5.0% tested positive.”
While two people have recovered from the disease, five have died.