- On March 26, 2020
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Ghana on Wednesday recorded 25 more cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which significantly increase the total case to 93. Out of the 93 cases recorded there has been four death with no recovery, Worldometer, has reported.
This makes the total number of active cases of the dreaded Coronavirus 89.
The latest information, however, is yet to be confirmed by the Ghana Health Service. Worldometer is an international tracker which solely reports on the novel Coronavirus, uses data from the World Health Organisation in its report.
Ghana Health Service in its report on Wednesday noted that, the sudden spike in the case incidence was attributed to the mandatory quarantine and compulsory testing measures put in place by the government.
A total of 1,030 persons are under mandatory quarantine; samples from 863 of them have been tested and was confirmed positive. Greater majority of the confirmed cases are Ghanaians, who returned home from affected countries. Seven are of other nationalities namely: Norway, Lebanon, China and UK.
In respect of contact tracing, a total of 829 contacts have been identified and are being tracked. A total of 826 contacts have been enlisted and being tracked.
Nineteen people have completed the 14 days of mandatory follow up.