COVID-19 case count: Ghana cases now 195

COVID-19 case count: Ghana cases now 195

- 34 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been recorded since March 31, 2020

- This takes the current total number to 195 including 5 deaths and 31 recoveries according to worldmeters

- The figure stood at 161 as of yesterday, March 31, 2020

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The Health Minister of Ghana, Kwaku Agyemang Manu, has indicated that 34 new cases of the deadly coronavirus have been recorded since yesterday, March 31, 2020

This takes the current total number to 195 including 5 deaths.

The Greater Accra Region has 174 of these cases, the Northern Region has 10, the Ashanti Region has nine, the Upper West Region has one and the Eastern Region also has one known case of the virus.

Out of this number, 100 are reportedly from the state’s general surveillance, while 58 infected persons are continuing with treatment at home after 20 of them were recently discharged.

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Speaking at the same press briefing, the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, dispelled certain rumours that the Weija-Gbawe Constituency was going into complete lockdown.

He also stated that in the aforementioned areas, general testing was going to be carried out.

The health minister reiterated that there was no compulsory mass testing as speculated in the mass media.

READ ALSO: Coronavirus: 9 new cases recorded taking Ghana's figure to 161

Meanwhile, the Ghana Health Service yesterday announced that 9 new cases of the novel making the number 161 including 5 deaths.

The nine cases were confirmed in Accra on Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Three of the patients were said to have travelled to Ghana within the last 14 days from Germany, France, and Hungary, while the remaining six had no proof of travel history, the update from the Ghana Health Service stated.

According to the statement from the Ghana Health Service, 77 more samples were tested in Kumasi and they all came out negative.

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