Western Region Records 437 Suspected Coronavirus Cases

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The Western Regional Health Directorate has disclosed that the region has recorded 437 suspected cases of Coronavirus so far.

Out of the 437 suspected cases, one has been tested positive and it was recorded in Sekondi-Takoradi.

In totality as of Friday, April 24, 2020, the Region is having 322 pending cases.

Giving the daily situation report as of today, Friday, April 24, 2020, Dr. Jacob Mahama, the Western Regional Health Director stated that the Regional Health Directorate has collected 437 samples from the various Districts within the region for the test.

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He added that out of the 437 samples collected, 115 results have been received.

According to him, 114 samples have tested negative with one positive case.

Giving the breakdown of the report, he said Sekondi-Takoradi has recorded 138 suspected cases with 26 tested negatives, with 1 positive case.

He said 111 suspected cases are being pending.

He continued that Shama District has recorded 83 cases where 2 negative cases have been recorded with 81 cases pending.

In Ahanta West, 50 suspected cases have been recorded and out of the figure, 7 cases have been tested negative awaiting 43 results.

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Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality has so far recorded 39 suspected cases with 31 negative cases and 8 pending.

Effia Kwesimintsim has also 37 suspected cases, 10 being negative and 27 pending.

23 suspected cases have been recorded in Mphoor District of which 10 cases have been tested negative with 13 cases pending.

Amenfi West has recorded 21 suspected cases, 9 out of the number have been tested negative awaiting 12 suspected cases.

Prestea Huni-Valley, on the other hand, has recorded suspected 18 cases, 9 people have been tested negative and 9 cases are yet to be released.

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Nzema East has 10 as suspected cases with 3 negative cases and 7 suspected cases are yet to be released.

Ellembelle District has also recorded 9 suspected cases of which 3 suspected cases have been tested negative and the 6 suspected cases are being pending.

Amenfi East has recorded 6 suspected cases, 3 suspected cases have been tested negative and 3 being pending.

Jomoro being the last District has recorded 3 suspected cases with 1 negative case and the two suspected cases are being pending.

Source: TheBBCghana.Com