According to the Ghana Health Service, all the 9 new cases were recorded in the Greater Accra region. Four (4) of them have no history of travel nor contact with any confirmed case. The other four (4) have no travel history but are contacts of confirmed cases in Ghana, and one traveled to Ghana from Benin within the past 14 days.”
“As of 2nd April 2020, Ghana has recorded 204 cases COVID-19 with five (5) deaths. The number of regions reporting cases remains five (5) (Greater Accra, Ashanti, Northern, Upper West, and Eastern). The Greater Accra Region has most of the cases (183) followed by the Northern Region (10), Ashanti Region (9), Upper West Region (1) and Eastern Region (1).”
“Most of the cases are reported from routine / enhanced surveillance activities. Cases from travelers under mandatory quarantine remain 89” the statement from GHS explained.
Ghana recorded its First case of COVID-19 on March 13, 2020.
To safeguard the spread of the deadly disease, President Akuffo Addo directed there should be a partial lockdown in both Accra and Kumasi. Also asked people to stay indoors as the frontline of the virus could be at their doorstep.