The numbers of recorded COVID-19 cases keep soaring by the day, it is prudent to breakdown the numbers to know where the country stands in terms of current active cases, critical cases, recoveries, deaths as well as persons discharged and being treated in their homes.
According to Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, currently, Ghana has 195 COVID-19 cases. Out of the number, 138 persons are in facilities and are responding to treatment, 49 persons have been discharged for home treatment and are awaiting their final treatment, 5 persons have unfortunately died from the virus and 3 persons have been discharged based on full recovery.
Below is the breakdown of the cases as was highlighted by the Information Minister at a press briefing in Accra on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
“Ghana’s case count as at this morning is 195. The general surveillance in the population is 106, that is the general surveillance that have been captured so far.
“Out of those 106, 3 have been discharged because they have recovered, what that means is that the test has taken place and they have tested negative after supported treatment. There’s another category who have been discharged for home management and that’s those who are no longer showing visible symptoms, they don’t appear sick or ill and they are going through the final bit of their treatment so that they can be tested negative and they are 18.”