More local cases of the novel coronavirus in Ghana are being recorded as the total number now stand at 214. This was confirmed by the Ghana Health Service.
According to the GHS, nine new cases were confirmed as of Saturday, April 4.
Six of the cases were confirmed in Accra whiles three were from Kumasi.
Confirming the cases, the Ghana Health Service said “Among the cases from Greater Accra, one is a 37-year-old woman with no history of travel nor contact with a confirmed case. One is a repeat test of a traveller under quarantine who was initially negative but converted to positive on a repeat test. Four are contacts of confirmed cases with no symptoms and were detected during the enhanced contact tracing and testing.
Of the three (3) cases from Ashanti region, two (2) are Ghanaians who travelled to Ghana from France within the past 14 days and the third one is a Ghanaian who has no history of travel out of the country nor contact with any confirmed case”.
The Greater Accra Region has most cases (189) followed by the Ashanti Region (12), Northern Region (10), Upper West Region (1), Eastern Region (1) and Upper East Region (1).
Ghana’s death toll still sits at 5.