COVID-19: Ghana Health Service reveals more males are getting than females

COVID-19: Ghana Health Service reveals more males are getting than females

More males are contracting the novel COVID-19 than females in Ghana, according to data by the Ghana Health Service.

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The GHS latest update on Friday, April 24, 2020, indicated that 59% of the total number of 1,279 persons who tested positive for COVID-19 are males while 41% are females.

The data also showed 82% of the people who have tested positive so far in Ghana have no travel history, while 18% have traveling history.

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The Ghana Health Service data further indicated that those who had travel history came from countries like Turkey, Great Britain, Germany, and France.

The rest came from Burkina Faso, China, Hungary, London, Norway, South Africa, and the United States.

The latest update also noted Ghana’s number of recoveries have now peached 134 and the deaths have increased to 10.

The Oti and the Western North Regions were the latest to record confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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Whilst the Western North has recorded one case, Oti has 13 cases. earlier reported that the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) report for April 2020 is predicting victory for President Nana Akufo-Addo in the December polls.

According to the EIU report, it expects the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to retain power because it does not see the NDC’s flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama as a good custodian of the country’s economy.

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