Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have increased to 1,154. The new number of cases means the country has recorded an additional of 112 news cases.
According to the Ghana Health Services, the surge in the number of cases is as a result of the government’s enhanced routine surveillance and contact tracing.
The good news however is that the number of recoveries have also increased from 99 to 120.
This new development was announced on Wednesday April 22nd, 2020 at a press briefing organized by the ministry of information to inform Ghanaians on Ghana’s state of coronavirus.
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The Ghana Health Service is continuing with the supervision of the completion of a backlog of laboratory samples which have been picked for testing for COVID-19.
Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive.
The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report.
Regions that have reported cases remain the Greater Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Northern, Volta, Upper East, Upper West, Central, Western and North East regions.