New case of COVID-19 hits Ghana; total number climbs to 137 with 4 deaths

New case of COVID-19 hits Ghana; total number climbs to 137 with 4 deaths

- A new case of the COVID-19 pandemic has hit Ghana

- This sends Ghana's total case count to 137

- In total, Ghana has 137 cases now with 4 deaths

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Ghana has recorded yet another batch of newly reported COVID-19 or coronavirus case but thankfully, only one this time, sending the total number of cases to 137.

A strand of good news has also been heard as two Ghanaians have also been report to have recovered from the pandemic.

Doing the total mathematics, the number of active patients who have been confirmed with the disease as at the evening of March 27, 2020, is 131.

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See the full situation update from the Ministry of Health below:

131 becomes the net number of patients living with COVID-19 in Ghana because out of the 137, four people have passed on and two people have fully recovered.

It is only hoped that the number of recoveries would keep growing as the days go by, so that coronavirus would be gone from Ghana for good.

Also, out the total 137 cases that have been recorded, 59 are from the routine surveillance among the general public whilst 78 come from the people in mandatory quarantine.

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In other news regarding hand sanitizers, a Ghanaian gentleman Opoku Ababio and his wife Dorothy Opoku along with three other accomplices have been arrested for making and selling fake hand sanitizers.

In a video report sighted YEN.com.gh on the official Facebook handle of Joy FM, the illegal hand sanitizer manufacturing unit was at a suburb of Techiman where all the five suspects were arrested.

Ghana as a country is witnessing a shortage in hand sanitizers following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the country which requires constant washing of hands or use of hand sanitizers.

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