70% of coronavirus cases in Ghana have no travel history – Ghana Health Service

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fthghana April 15, 2020
Updated 2020/04/18 at 8:56 AM
70% of coronavirus cases in Ghana have no travel history – Ghana Health Service, FTHGhana.net

Following the sharp rise of COVID-19 instances in Ghana, the Ghana Well being Service (GHS) has revealed that 70% of confirmed cases between March and April have had no travel history.

Based on the GHS, 30% of the latest 636 positive cases recorded between March to April, had some history of travel.

The info accessible on the GHS’ web site as at April 14, 2020, indicated that 59% of males contributed to the variety of cases by way of gender parity, whereas 41% represented females.

The staggering revelation comes at a time the place some well being specialists have initially expressed considerations of a possible neighborhood unfold of the virus however authorities authorities are urging for extra calm as they embark on an enhanced contact tracing train to curb the unfold of the virus.

In the meantime, 10 out of 16 areas of the nation have recorded constructive COVID-19 instances after the nationwide case rely hit 636 on April 14, 2020.

Moreover, the GHS on April 14 disclosed that seventeen (17) individuals have totally recovered from COVID-19 an infection with one other sixty-six (66) individuals having examined adverse however are usually not included within the full restoration instances but, as they’re to conduct a second take a look at on them.

“We have 17 persons who have recorded negatives and are obviously clinically cured,” Director-Basic of the Ghana Well being Service, Dr Patrick Aboagye stated.

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