The Ghana Health Service has announced that there are no new cases of the coronavirus infections as of 08:30hrs on Monday, 30 March 2020 despite a few tests having been carried out.
In its update on its website, the Ghana Health Service said: “The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research tested 17 samples from the Upper East (3), North East (3) and Ashanti (11) regions, all of which were negative”, adding: “No new test results have been received from Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research since the last update”.
This means the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ghana still stands at 152 with five deaths.
All the five (5) that succumbed, according to the Ghana Health Service, “had underlying chronic medical conditions prior to the COVID-19 infection”.
It said the number of patients who have recovered and been discharged still stands at two, “while two others are awaiting laboratory results to inform decision on discharge”.
President Nana Akufo-Addo, on Friday night, declared a partial lockdown of Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi as part of efforts to mitigate the spread of the disease and rein it in.