Some 73 more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service surging the total number of cases to 287.
According to the Ghana Health Service, these new cases were recorded as a result of their enhanced contact tracing and testings.
GHS has indicated that “following measures for enhanced contact tracing and testing, Ghana has detected an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.”
“As at 7th April 2020, 04:30 hr, a total of 287 cases of COVID-19 with five (5) deaths have been recorded. The regional distribution of the cases are as follows: Greater Accra Region has most cases (258) followed by the Ashanti Region (18), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1),” the Ghana Health Service has said.
Meanwhile, the government is yet to provide detailed information about the new 73 confirmed cases.