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Following measures for enhanced contact tracing and testing, Ghana has detected an increased number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.

According to the Ghana Health Service Portal, 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).

A total of 172 cases were reported from the routine and enhanced surveillance activities and those from travelers under mandatory quarantine in Accra and Tamale are 115.

The period for mandatory quarantine for travelers who arrived 21-22 March has ended.

In all, a total 1,030 travelers were quarantined during the period. Out of these, 79, which is, 7.7% were positive during the initial testing whilst 951 were negative.

Twenty-six (26) among those that were initially negative were found to have converted to be positive at the exit screening, bringing to a total of 105 which constitutes 10.2% among the travelers that were quarantined.

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