A total of 132 persons have so far been confirmed to have been infected with the Coronavirus disease in Ghana.
This comes after 64 new positive cases were announced by the Ghana Health Service on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Out Of the 64 new cases, 40 were confirmed among those under mandatory quarantine while the 20 others were confirmed through the Ghana Health Service’s regular surveillance systems of the local population.
Authorities say all the new patients have been isolated and are receiving treatment.
The rising cases of Coronavirus in the country have heightened calls for Ghana to declare a lockdown in order to stop the spread.
The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah in response to the call, has given indications that the government may announce restrictions in some parts of Ghana as part of additional measures to stop the spread of the virus.
He said a restriction or any other new precautionary measure the government may adopt will be aimed at curbing a community spread of the disease.One hundred and sixty-one (161) have completed the 14 days of mandatory quarantine.
Ghana’s Coronavirus cases have jumped from 68 to 132. The death toll, however, remains 3, confirms the Ghana Health Service (GHS).