The Health Directorate of the Northern Region says there has been an improve in the range of Covid-19 situations in the area, from the past 19 to 32.
In accordance to the Regional Well being Director Dr. John B. Eleeza, the sudden jump in figures is from the benefits of samples taken from some 200 men and women throughout a contact tracing physical exercise in the location. There is also an isolated scenario which introduced the complete figure to 32.
He tells JoyNews, 9 out of the new circumstances who tested favourable are males and the relaxation girls. The age selection for the victims ranges involving 5 yrs to 51 years, with the 5-12 months-outdated staying a lady.
He explained there will be significant problems for the location in the combat versus the virus if they are unsuccessful to comprise further distribute.
“When we send samples to KCCR, it can take a lot of time for us to get results. These 200 situations are from 3 weeks ago. But the effects just arrived.
“We submitted it on April 22 and it was on Might 15 that we received the final results. This tells you that as a location and a metropolis, in normal, we are going to have critical difficulties mainly because in this article is a circumstance wherever we took samples 3 months back and we are now getting the results.
“So now we have to promptly begin following up on the 13 persons and start call tracing. It is extremely crucial that we observe all protocols. We will have to get started viewing every person as a opportunity circumstance because right here is a case that if the 12 folks have not been working towards social distancing then they have also contaminated many folks.
He urged the media to help in educating men and women about the virus and the needed preventive measures outlined by the Ghana Health and fitness Service.
The area now has 32 verified circumstances, 12 recoveries and 1 demise.