In what has become usual of the current dispensation, the Ministry of
Information is holding another press briefing to update Ghanaians on
the nation’s fight against the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Today’s edition of the Ministers Press Briefing as it is called will
provide updates on governments locally produced Personal Protective
Equipment’s (PPEs) for COVID-19 response, electricity rebates, as well
as an update on Ghana’s COVID-19 recoveries and testing measures.
As of April 14, 2020, at 23:00HRS, a total of 50,719 persons have
been tested with 641 being positive for COVID-19 in Ghana. The breakdown
of the 641 positive cases are as follows: 83 of the infected persons
have recovered from the virus.
548 cases have been categorised as mild disease and are on treatment,
two (2) are categorized as moderate to severe cases, none are currently
in a critical state and eight (8) have died.
As part of measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19 government has
adopted several policies including a partial lockdown on some hotspot
areas, with a nationwide ban on social gathering imposed.
Government has also sought to provide relief for citizens by
announcing a rebate on electricity as well as a free supply of water for
the months of April, May and June.
Watch live today’s Ministers Press Briefing below.