Theindependentghana.com is reliably informed that the number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus in Ghana has passed a grim milestone of 300.
This number when confirmed by the Ghana Health Service(GHS) will put Ghana among the hotpot countries in Africa.
Though our source could not detailed the new cases, we are told the majority are from community spread.
The GHS is expected to update its website with the newly confirmed cases.
Meanwhile President Akufo-Addo will tomorrow April 5, 2020, give an account of the progress of the partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi. This was disclosed by the Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.
The address is expected to be made at 6:00pm.
The President according to Oppong Nkrumah will account to the country for what has been done so far these past 7 days of the partial lockdown.
He added that the President will give an indication of the kind of report that will be given to the public.
The President today extended the closure of Ghana’s borders by 2 weeks.
He said this has become necessary as it ensures that Ghana does not import more cases.
So far Ghana has recorded 205 cases with 5 deaths so far.
A two weeks partial lockdown of Accra and Kumasi is in effect.