The GHS confirmed this on Wednesday (April 15, 2020) via its dedicated website on providing updates on the outbreak.

The GHS said that the 83 were part of the 268 confirmed cases under routine surveillance.

“Seventeen (17) have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests and discharged. Furthermore, 66 have tested negative once and awaiting second test. This brings together a total of 83 cases that have been recovered/discharged.”

Meanwhile, Ghana’s case count of COVID-19 has gone up to 641.

“The five (5) new cases were recorded in the following locations; one from Adenta Municipality and two (2) each from Ayawaso East and Ayawaso Central Municipalities. With the exception of one of the cases from Ayawaso East, all the new cases are asymptomatic. Contacts of the new cases are being listed for follow up.”

Below is the regional breakdown

  • Greater Accra Region – 514
  • Ashanti Region – 53
  • Eastern Region – 41
  • Upper West Region – 7
  • Volta Region – 9
  • Upper East Region – 4
  • North East Region – 1
  • Northern Region – 10
  • Central Region – 1
  • Western Region 1