Ghana’s COVID-19 case count climbs to 1,154

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count climbs to 1,154

Ghana has recorded 1,154 COVID-19 cases with 120 recoveries, the Health Service disclosed on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

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This means that 112 new cases have been confirmed after President Akufo-Addo made the 1,042 disclosure to the nation on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

The death toll still stands at nine with four people in critical condition.

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The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service at the press conference on Wednesday said that except for the 115 travellers who tested positive on mandatory quarantine, new cases were recorded in the category of enhanced contact tracing and the general surveillance.

“Under the general surveillance, we have 401 cases that have reported positive. We still have the 115 travellers quarantined and tested positive and enhanced contact tracing in the last three weeks, we have 638 positives, bringing the number 1,154 cases as at today [April 22, 2020,” he noted.

He also added that out of this, Ghana has had about 120 recovered now.

YEN .com.gh earlier reported that in a bid to seek the face of God in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, church leaders across the country have declared a 3-day national prayer and fasting programme.

In a Twitter post sited by YEN.com.gh, the programme is earmarked to start from Friday, April 24 and end on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

It is themed ‘Oh God, heal Our Land’.

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