The Ghana Health Service, GHS has revealed that the country is now at its peak of Covid-19 infections.
The GHS at a press briefing today, May 5 said the country will likely begin to see a decline in cases soon.
The Director of Public Health at the service Dr Badu Sarkodie said base on the contact tracing and testing being done by the country it seems we are at the peak of the infection.
“The people that are under quarantine and out of the 1,030 within a short time we had 115 of them, those in quarantine in Accra and Tamale so you realise with a sharp rise and now with the cases that we are testing clearly we seem as a country to be on top of the peak.”
According to him, we will only see a decline in cases if people adhere strictly to the Covid-19 safety protocols
“We are at the stage to decline that is the observation now, the declination will depend on how we adhere to the various preventive etiquette that has been enumerated we are not of the woods yet.”
Ghana has confirmed 550 new COVID-19 cases making the total case count 2,719. The Ghana Health Service’s website made these new updates known.
The update also indicated one new death and 294 recoveries.
The Greater Accra Region is leading the chart with 2,332 cases.
Count of Cases per Region
(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)
Greater Accra Region – 2,332
Ashanti Region – 124
Eastern Region – 94
Central Region – 38
Volta Region – 30
Oti Region – 23
Western Region – 21
Upper West Region – 19
Upper East Region – 19
Northern Region – 13
Western North Region – 4
North East Region – 2
Savannah Region – 0
Bono Region – 0
Ahafo Region – 0
Bono East Region – 0