COVID-19 infections rising – GHS


Coronavirus cases are rising consistently in the country, with the quantity of new cases recorded a day going up from 85 to 143, information from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has shown

Dynamic cases have expanded from 1,674 to 2,314 from June 30 to July 13, 2021.

The GHS Covid-19 Update Page said the passings have likewise gone up from 796 to 802 inside a similar period with the quantity of affirmed cases shooting up from 95,914 to 97,728.

Dr Emmanuel Ahiable, the COVID-19 Case Management Lead at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge), told the Ghana News Agency in Accra that the expansion in COVID-19 contaminations were starting to reflect at the Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

He said about seven days prior, 10 out of the 16 beds at the ICU were involved.

Dr Ahiable communicated worry over the non-adherence to the COVID-19 conventions in the networks, saying the pace of contaminations could deteriorate if there should arise an occurrence of a flood.

He asked the general population to veil up, notice social separating and wash hands routinely with cleanser under running water to assist with deflecting the spread of the illness.

Coronavirus is an enormous gathering of infections that are normal among creatures. In uncommon cases, they are what researchers call zoonotic, which means they can be communicated from creatures to people, as per the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

It has a hatching time of four to six days and deadly, particularly for those with a debilitated resistant framework – the older and the extremely youthful. It could likewise bring about pneumonia and bronchitis.