Ghana’s case count of the deadly coronavirus now stands at 566, with 158 new cases confirmed by the Ghana Health Service on its website.
The last total figure as at Saturday, April 11, 2020 was 408.
Regions that have reported cases are Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Western, Volta, Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West.
Over the past thirteen (13) days (since the introduction of the enhanced surveillance), a number of measures have been introduced to control and prevent further spread of COVID-19 in Ghana.
Among these include restrictive movement in the hotspots of the outbreak, intensive contact tracing and laboratory testing, social distancing, and intensive public education.
These measures have resulted in a sudden increase in case detection, with high number of cases being reported.