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6,000 samples taken for testing throughout the country – GHS asare barimah

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has as of yesterday, April 2 taken 6,000 samples across the country to be tested as part of a contact tracing and enhanced testing exercise.

According to the Director-General of the GHS, Dr. Patrick Aboagye, some 300 teams are carrying out a contract tracing and enhanced testing exercise to identify persons who may have come into contact with a Coronavirus infected person.

“As at 6pm yesterday, over 6,000 samples had been taken for testing throughout the country and testing is still ongoing. We’re testing all people who have been identified through contact-tracing,” Patrick Aboagye disclosed this in a press briefing on Friday, April 3.

On April 2, 2020, Ghana recorded 9 new cases of coronavirus – shooting the number of cases from 195 to 204.

Source: Ghana/

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