Covid-19: KIA Records Highest Daily Positive Cases So Far

Health Worker checking a person's temperature with a temperature gun

Managers of Ghana’s COVID-19 testing programme at the airport, Frontiers Healthcare Services have in a letter disclosed that there is an unprecedented rate of positive cases being recorded at KIA.

The company in a letter to the Managing Director of Ghana Airports Company Limited, Yaw Kwakwa said it recorded the highest daily number of positive COVID-19 cases at the airport on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Prior to that, the highest number was on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

“Today 24th April, 2021, we recorded seventy-five (75) positive cases. This exceeds the previous highest rate of forty-five (45) positive cases on the 21st of April, 2021,” it said in the letter.

According to the company, the rate of positive cases being recorded at the airport in recent times is “unprecedented.”

At the time of filing this report, the latest statistics from the Ghana Health Services website shows the country has recorded a total of 92,166 confirmed cases. Out of that number, 89,920 have recovered, 777 have died and active cases were 1,469 with 129 new cases. According to them 841, 521 persons have received Covid-19 vaccines in the country according to data as at April 20, 2021 at 7 pm.

By: Stella Annan | Twitter @activetvgh


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