Ketu South Municipal District in the Volta Region has confirmed five new cases of the novel coronavirus, brings to 11 the number of recorded cases in the Municipality.
The new cases are contacts of persons who had earlier been confirmed to be infected with the virus.
This was indicated in a statement signed by the Municipal Chief Executive, Elliot Edem Agbenorwu.
He says that the five persons have been isolated.
“Fellow citizens, you will recall that, 3 weeks ago, I updated the people of Ketu South Municipality that we have recorded Six (6) positive COVID-19 cases in the Municipality. As a result of the contact tracing done for these Six (6) positive persons, it is hereby confirmed that the Ketu South Municipal has recorded an additional five new positive COVID-19 cases. These individuals are in isolation, bringing it to the total of eleven positive cases, part of the statement reads.
Elliot Edem Agbenorwu is, however, calling for calm among people in the area and observe all precautionary protocols to avoid the contraction and spreading of the disease.
Ghana’s COVID-19 case count stands at 2,074 with 212 recoveries and 17 deaths as of Thursday, April 30, 2020.
The 2,074 cases were recorded in 12 of the country’s 16 regions.
Regional distribution of cases
Greater Accra Region – 1,795
Ashanti Region – 99
Eastern Region – 70
Central Region – 21
Oti Region – 19
Upper East Region – 19
Volta Region – 16
Northern Region – 13
Upper West Region – 10
Western Region – 9
North East Region – 2
Western North Region – 1
Story by: Eli Djomekou | universnewsroom.com