17 persons in Ghana recover from COVID-19


The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service Dr. Patrick Kuma Aboagye has announced that some 17 persons have fully recovered from COVID-19 in Ghana.

According to the Dr Kuma, their recovery results were achieved after the they had tested double negative after undergoing all treatments.

“Some 17 people have fully recovered because they have tested double negative, some 66 persons have also tested negative and are yet to do the second test to see if they have completely recovered and we are sure they will all test negative.”

He added that: “We have some 218 people with mild condition at home undergoing management and when their conditions improve well, we will run a test on all of them to know their status.”

Dr. Kuma made this announcement at a press briefing on April 14, 2020.

He also revealed that there are 66 persons who have also tested negative for the first test and are yet to undergo a second testing ascertain a final confirmation of their status.

The only bad news, he said, is that some 10 people have passed on now but most people with the virus are responding well.

Currently, the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 stands at 566 as of April 14, 2020 at 10:00GMT

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