- Despite the soaring numbers of coronavirus cases in Ghana, the country has chalked some relative successes amid the partial lockdown
- The figure of confirmed cases still stand at 152 as of March 29, 2020
- Here are five good news about the coronavirus in Ghana as of Monday, March 30, 2020
Our Manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
Some parts of Accra, Kasoa, and Kumasi are observing a lockdown imposed by President Nana Akufo-Addo pursuant to the powers granted him by the Republic under the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012).
This stringent measure was imposed as part of efforts to curb and contain the rise of the COVID-19.
In spite of the soaring numbers of coronavirus cases in Ghana as of March 29, 2020, the country has chalked some relative successes amid the partial lockdown.
Here are five good news about the coronavirus in Ghana as of Monday, March 30, 2020.
1. No new cases of coronavirus have been recorded as of Monday morning.
The Ministry of Information has announced that no new cases of coronavirus have been recorded as of the morning of Monday, March 30, 2020.
Remember to wash your hands under running water to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
2. All samples from 11 regions in Ghana tested negative.
In a statement issued by the Information Ministry and sighted by YEN.com.gh, as at 8:30 am, all samples from 11 regions had tested negative. Formerly, all new cases were announced in the morning.
3. The figure of confirmed cases still stands at 152.
The Ministry of Health as of Monday, March 30, 2020, confirmed that the total number of coronavirus cases still stands at 152.
4. The figure of recorded deaths still stands at five.
A total of five persons have so far been confirmed dead after being infected with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana.
All five deaths involved persons who tested positive after routine surveillance. None of the persons who tested positive under mandatory quarantine has died from the disease.
5. Two persons have recovered from the coronavirus.
YEN.com.gh reported that the Ghana Health confirmed on March 27, 2020, that the number of infected persons had doubled.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Information has confirmed in a tweet that: ''All Ministers of State, the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President, the deputy Chiefs of Staff, Secretary to the President, Secretary to the Cabinet, Presidential Staffers and Presidential Aides at the Presidency have decided to donate fifty percent (50%) of their salaries.''
In other news, the Head Pastor of Maker's House Chapel International, Pastor Boadi Nyamekye, has introduced an emergency food relief van to provide packaged food for the poor and homeless.
The admirable gesture comes in the wake of the novel coronavirus plaguing the world which has also necessitated a partial lockdown in some major cities in Ghana.
One on one with the young Ghanaian genius Angela Tabiri who has a Ph.D. in Mathematics | #Yencomgh
Have national and human interest issues to discuss?
Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome. Get interactive via our Facebook page.