Coronavirus update: Ghana's case count rises to 4,700; recoveries now 494

Coronavirus update: Ghana's case count rises to 4,700; recoveries now 494

- Ghana's case count of the coronavirus disease has hit 4700 with 494 recoveries

- The president stated that in Tema alone, 533 persons who were recorded to have had the virus got infected by just one

- This was revealed by President Nana Akufo-Addo in his 9th COVID-19 address on May 10, 2020

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President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has revealed that, Ghana's case count of the coronavirus disease has hit 4700.

He also added that the recoveries so far recorded is 494

He made this known while addressing Ghanaians in his ninth televised address to the nation on the measures put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

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The president stated that in Tema alone, 533 persons who were recorded to have had the virus got infected by just one person.

He added that so far, all the backlog of cases have been cleared from the all the testing facilities like Noguchi and KCCR.

Akufo-Addo also added that the new cases as at Friday, May 8, 2020 are current cases.

He, however, reiterated the importance of reducing person-to-person contact to reduce the spread.

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In other news, President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has revealed that, the ban placed on all public and social gatherings has been extended until the end of the month.

According to him, until May 31, 2020 the ban would be in full force.

He made this known while addressing Ghanaians in his ninth televised address to the nation on the measures put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

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