Nkoranza South records 19 covid cases , one Death
Ghana has now recorded over 100,000 infections since the outbreak of coronavirus on March 12, 2020.
The Nkoranza South municipality of the Bono East region has recorded 19 active cases of the new delta variant with one person succumbing to the virus, according to the Health Director, Dr Emmanuel Tevie.
Per his report, the Municipality on Saturday recorded five COVID-19 cases of which contact tracing is been carried out.
Speaking to the media, Dr Tevie indicated that samples have been sent to the Kintampo Health Research Center for testing. The Challenge according to the health director is that infected persons are not able to give accurate information on people they came in contact with for the necessary procedures to be applied.
He however said the health directorate is on course in ensuring that the pandemic is controlled. Meanwhile, there has been a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in recent days.
The country has now recorded over 100,000 infections since the outbreak on March 12, 2020. Out of this number, 96,999 persons have recovered from the disease and 823 persons have succumbed to it.
Ghana currently has an active case count of 4,747 after recording 466 new cases on July 24, 2021, per the latest update from the Ghana Health Service.
Dr Tevie urged the general public to strictly adhere to the covid-19 safety protocol especially mask-wearing to enable the GHS to contain the virus.