President Akufo-Addo has revealed that 32,000 more persons have undergone testing for COVID-19 and are awaiting results. He made this revelation during his 8th address to the nation on the measures taken against the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
He noted that there are six persons in critical condition with 11 deaths recorded out of 1550 persons who have so far, tested positive for COVID-19. This indicates an increment of 508 from last Sunday’s 1,042 confirmed cases Ghana had recorded. “The new cases of death are of people with underlying health issues,” he added.
The president said: “The pandemic is affecting all parts of the world including Ghana. The truth is that this will be a long war. We are still very much in uncharted territory and will not let our guard down as the fight against this virus will progress. We cannot and will not rest on our laurels.”
President Akufo-Addo again revealed that 1,378 confirmed cases have mild or no symptoms at all and are responding to treatment.