Ghana has recorded 112 new cases with some 21 more people recovering from COVID-19.
This pegs the number of cases currently at 1,154 with 120 recoveries so far.
This new development was made known today April 22, 2020 by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Aboagye at a press briefing.
“Under the general surveillance, we have 401 cases that have reported positive. We still have the 115 travellers quarantined and tested positive and enhanced contact tracing in the last three weeks, we have 638 positives, bringing the number 1,154 cases as at today [April 22, 2020,” he said.
“Out of this, we have had about 120 recovered, It changed from the 99 in the last reporting,” he added.
At the same press briefing Presidential Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare clarified his comments concerning the deaths and infections that could arise in Ghana,
He said his projections was based on a World Health Organization (WHO) hypothesis.
Mr Nsiah-Asare yesterday made the headlines when he said some 15,000 Ghanaians could perish through the disease.
He also said some 3 million Ghanaians could be infected but has now made it known that it was based on a hypothesis and not certain to happen.