Ghana’s COVID-19 cases resurge

Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing
Pooling samples boosts Ghana’s COVID-19 testing

Ghana’s COVID-19 cases have begun to rise again over the last few weeks after remaining stable for some time this year, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said here Wednesday.

Addressing the public, he said the number of active cases between April and May was less than 100, while it has risen to 452 as of Wednesday, urging the people to strictly observe the safety protocols to reduce the spread of the virus.

Ghana recorded the first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12, 2020. As of Wednesday, Ghana has recorded a total of 161,841 COVID-19 cases with 1,445 deaths.

The country has so far vaccinated a total of 15,837,387 people, representing around 31.5 percent of the total population. Enditem

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