Ghana has seen a sharp rise in the case count for the coronavirus disease with the figure reaching 4,012 as at Friday 8th May 2020 as announced by the Ghana Health Service.
This is a steep rise in the last figure announced by the Ghana Health Services some 24 hours ago which stood at 3091
According to the GHS, “Over 50% of these cases were as a result of an outbreak in an industrial facility with 1,300 workers of which 533 have been confirmed positive.”
The website, however, did not give the name of the industrial facility.
The death count still remains at 18 since the last update while recoveries have jumped to 323 with 20 more recoveries.
Below is a statement from the Ghana Health Service on the recent development
Over 50% of these cases were as a result of an outbreak in an industrial facility with 1,300 workers of which 533 have been confirmed positive. Over the same period, 20 more recoveries have been reported.
Bono Region has recorded a case and thus 13 out of 16 regions have reported cases.
Currently, the only regions with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 are the Savannah, Bono East and Ahafo regions.