Through contact tracing and subsequent testing, the infected cases in Ayawaso North Municipality (Mamobi East, Mamobi West and Kwao Tsuru/ Accra New Town) have risen from two cases as of last week to 31 cases on Sunday afternoon, April 12.
This is according to the Municipal Chief Executive Aminu MZ.
Efforts are being made to isolate the affected persons, he told DGN Online.
Ghana records 566 Coronavirus case
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has risen to 566. This comes after the Ghana Health Service confirmed 158 new cases.
Volta and Western regions have recorded cases; bringing the number of regions with infections to 10.
Before this development, regions that had reported cases were Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West.
“The breakdown of the 566 positive cases are as follows: four have been treated, discharged and tested negative, 552 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight have died,” the Ghana Health Service stated Sunday evening.
“Of the 566 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 292 were reported from the routine surveillance, 159 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale,” it added.
The GHS further disclosed that 66.6% of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana had no history of travel while 33.4% had some history of travel. Also, 42% are females while 48% are males.
The Greater Accra remains Ghana’s epicentre of the outbreak with 452 cases.