Coronavirus: Ghana’s case jumps to 4,012 from 3,091

Coronavirus: Ghana’s case jumps to 4,012 from 3,091

- Ghana's coronavirus cases have jumped to 4,012

- This is a spike from the previous 3,091

- Death remains at 18, with an increased recovery of 323

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Ghana's Coronavirus case has lept from 3,091 to 4,012 as of 7pm on Friday, May 8, 2020.

The death count remains at 18, while 323 patients have recovered.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says "Over 50% of these cases were as a result of an outbreak in an industrial facility with 1,300 workers of which 533 have been confirmed positive.”

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Thus, Ghana's active case stands at 3,671 as of May 8, 2020.

This is contained in a statement released by the GHS over the development.

The statement detailed that between the last update on 4th May 2020 and the current update, a total of 921 additional cases have been recorded.

The Bono Region has recorded a case and thus 13 out of 16 regions have reported coronavirus cases.

Currently, the only regions with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 are the Savannah, Bono East and Ahafo regions.

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See the regional distribution of Ghana's COVID-19 cases here:

Regional distribution

Greater Accra – 3,436

Ashanti – 210

Eastern – 96

Central – 58

Western North – 56

Western – 35

Volta – 32

Upper East – 26

Oti – 24

Upper West – 20

Northern – 16

North East Region – 2

Bono – 1

Savanna – 0

Bono East – 0

Ahafo – 0

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Meanwhile, the government is said to be testing the Madagascar coronavirus cure in order to start using it in the treatment of patients.

According to the Director of Public Health at the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie, the FDA will have to assess the product.

Meanwhile, the WHO has dismissed the Madagascar president’s claims that the herbal tonic produced within the country can cure patients of COVID-19

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