A total of 6,000 people who came into contact with coronavirus patients in Accra and Kumasi have been traced and their samples taken for testing. 

These contacts were traced by a team of about 300 people who have been trained to undertake the exercise in the affected areas.

At a news briefing in Accra today [Friday, April 3, 2020], the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye, said a total of 538 people who were also under mandatory quarantine had been tested.

He explained that 49 out of the 204 cases the country had recorded had been discharged and were under homecare treatment.

Ghana has so far recorded five deaths and 204 cases of the coronavirus as of Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Miracle Child ( Emmanuel AHADJIE )
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