Ghana’s coronavirus cases stand at 152, with five deaths, as global infections pass 723,000


Ghana’s coronavirus cases stand at 152 after 11 new cases were confirmed.

According to the Ghana Health Service news portal, 10 of the new cases were among persons who were under mandatory quarantine in Tamale.

They are Guineans who travelled through Burkina Faso and Togo to Ghana and were picked following intelligence report. The eleventh case was recorded in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

Worldwide, there have been more than 723,000 confirmed cases of the virus, and at least 151,901 have officially recovered. In total, over 34,000 people with the virus have died.

Full update:

As of 30th March 2020, at 08:30 hrs, no new cases of COVID-19 have been reported since the last update at 11:00hrs on 29th March 2020.

The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research tested 17 samples from the Upper East (3), North East (3) and Ashanti (11) regions all of which were Negative. No new test results have been received from Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research since the last update.

Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana stands at 152 with five deaths as of 30th March 2020 at 08:30HRS.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases and Treatment Outcomes, Ghana- 30 March 2020, 08:30HRS

**All five (5) had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to COVID-19 infection

* Recovered & Discharged: two (2) have recovered and discharged; whilst two others are awaiting laboratory results to inform decision on discharge.

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