The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye has disclosed that Ghana’s COVID-19 case count now stands at 1,671.
He however said some 188 have recovered so far.
The development means that 121 new cases have been confirmed.
Addressing a press briefing at the Ministry of Information today, he said many are responding to treatment well.
“Ghana currently has 1,671 cases confirmed as at this morning. Out of this 568 has come from general surveillance which those who fall ill and approached the hospital and were tested. 105 still remains part of the earlier quarantined in Tamale and those we have from the enhanced tracing that’s the group that we actually went out to look for, we found a 1,113 bringing our total to 1,671. Currently, about 1,461 are well or no symptoms and are responding very well to treatment. We have about six who are moderate to critically ill, two (2) at UGMC, three (3) in Ga East, and one (1) in Korle-bu as we speak today all the other part of the country we do not have any other critical cases. For recoveries, we have recovered about 188 all these people have recovered and we are waiting on more for the second test to be discharged,” the Director-General of GHS said.
According to him, 1,461 are well or showing “no symptoms and responding to treatment”.
Out of the total cases, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said six patients are “critically ill” with two of them at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), three at Ga East Municipal Hospital and one at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.