Presidential Advisor on Overall health has indicated that the expanding figures of Covid-19 scenarios in Ghana are not stressing.
Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare mentioned that it is only a reflection of the rigorous fight in opposition to the spread of the virus in the region.
According to him, ongoing screening to ascertain the standing of persons, has discovered the quantities that are recognized which would not have been the situation if tests were being not run.
“People will be asymptomatic and infect other individuals and they will also be asymptomatic,” he explained.
The health care provider said that as compared to other nations around the world, Ghana is working a ton of tests to establish men and women alternatively than ready for them to acquire signs and symptoms and might have contaminated a ton additional persons.
He exposed that given that the implementation of the partial lockdown, 37,405 individuals have analyzed and about 14,000 of them are negative with much more exams getting run.
“We are not doing checks only for contacts. We go to about one particular to two kilometres radius and test to acquire samples of individuals voluntarily. What it usually means is that, within just that locality, if we really don’t decide any one at all, it’s most likely that there has been no group spread,” he stated.
Dr Nsiah-Asare admitted that although the approach of tests persons who do not show symptoms of health issues has been questioned by other international locations, it is the best that can be finished to incorporate and stop the additional spread of coronavirus.
“We instructed them that is our design. At the time we proceed testing in all the areas you would realise that Ghana has accomplished definitely effectively in terms of screening,” he stated.
There are at present 408 beneficial cases of coronavirus in the place with 8 fatalities.
The Ghana Health Service is however conducting checks and enhanced make contact with tracing to provide the distribute beneath management.