Dr Hafiz Bin Salih is the Higher West Regional Minister.
The Higher West Location has recorded 30 new instances of Meningitis with a single extra demise, Upper West Regional Minister has disclosed.
This provides the full variety of situations in the area to 303, with forty-4 deaths.
“Nandom, Nadowli and Jiripa keep on to report the majority of the conditions, ” Dr. Bin Salih indicated in a assertion.
He also reported that most of the situations had been caused by Neisseria Meningitides Sero Group X which currently has no vaccine.
Meanwhile, the area continues to battle the Covid-19 as additional conditions have been recorded.
The number of Covid-19 scenarios in the location has considerably elevated by 11 bringing the new overall to 19.
The to start with situation was that of a resident who not long ago returned from Kenya. From the Wa Municipality, a few folks who had arrive into make contact with with an contaminated Nigerian were being also identified with the condition.
The other seven circumstances were recorded from the Sissala East Municipality pursuing a obligatory screening of individuals who traveled from Kumasi and Accra, Dr. Bin Salih claimed.
He, on the other hand, indicated that all the contaminated people today have been taken to the treatment heart and are responding to procedure, while investigations are currently being done to determine, isolate, trace contacts and take care of all situations.
He also urged residents of the region to stay quiet as efforts are staying produced to have the spread of both diseases.