Confirmed coronavirus cases in Ghana have increased by 70, bringing the total number of cases to 636. According to the Ghana Health Service (GHS), the increasing number of cases can be attributed to the ongoing enhanced surveillance exercise.
It said as of Monday, April 13, 17 cases have been treated, reverted to negative on repeat tests and discharged. It added that 605 cases have been categorized as mild disease and are on treatment, while two have been categorized as moderate to severe cases and eight have died.
None of the cases was in a critical state, the GHS said in an update on its website. Of the 636 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 268 were reported from the routine surveillance, 253 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale. Regions that have reported cases are Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Western, Volta, Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West regions.