Ghana tops COVID-19 cases in West Africa after easing lockdown

Ghana has the highest number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in West Africa.

Ghana recorded 251 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the national total to 4,263.

This makes the country the worst hit in the West African region ahead of Nigeria, which has 4,151 cases

On Friday, Ghana had announced 921 confirmed cases, its highest daily figure till date.

The country witnessed increased cases of the virus after lifting a three-week lockdown in its two major cities on April 20.

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana cited improved coronavirus testing and the “severe” impact of the restrictions on the poor and vulnerable for lifting the lockdown in the country.

The country recorded 921 cases within 24 hours, barely 18 days after easing its lockdown.

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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