Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 566. This comes after the Ghana Health Service confirmed 158 new cases from what it detected in its last update.
An update by the Ghana Health Service showed that new cases were also reported in the Western and Volta regions, which now become the ninth and tenth regions respectively to confirm a case of COVID-19.
Health authorities attribute the increasing number of cases to the ongoing enhanced surveillance exercise.
“As of 11 April 2020, 23:00 Hrs, a total of 37,954 persons have been tested with 566 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 566 positive cases are as follows: four (4) have been treated, discharged and tested negative, 552 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two (2) moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight (8) have died,” the Ghana Health Service indicated on its website.
By Jonas Nyabor