At least two-thirds of the Covid-19 cases (89) recorded at the Achimota School in Accra have recovered, according to GHS.
In all 135 cases were recorded initially, but GHS reports 46 current active cases at the school.
All the 135 cases at the time of diagnosis were either asymptomatic or mild to moderate illness, the Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye said at a Press conference.
According to him, a “significant” number of the cases at Achimota School were the deadly Delta variant.
The Ministry of Information, on Friday, 2 June 2021, announced that the Delta variant had been found in a community within the country.
“At 10:00hours on Friday, 2 July 2021, the Covid-19 task force was advised by the Ghana Health Service that the Delta variant of the SARS-Cov-2 virus has been recorded within a community (ie non-arriving passengers) in the latest round of genomic sequencing”, the Ministry posted on its Facebook page.
One percent of the Population fully Vaccinated
Three hundred ninety-six thousand seven hundred fifty-nine (396,759) Ghanaian residents have received both doses of the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine, official figures from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) show.
The figures announced by the Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye represents 1.3% of Ghana’s population of 30 million.