The Western North Region has recorded its first case of the deadly coronavirus case.The case was disclosed by the Deputy Minister, Mr. Alex Tetteh in an interview on Nyankonton Mu Nsem on Rainbow Radio 87.5fm.
The Deputy Minister who is also acting as the DCE for Bia East disclosed the COVID-19 team are working around the clock to prevent the virus from spreading.
He said the measures adopted by the government including the social distancing rule is strictly being enforced.
He stated that surveillance has been intensified in the region especially along the borders to prevent illegal entry into the region. He advised residents to strictly adhere to the safety measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The wearing of face masks he added has also been made mandatory.
Ghana has currently recorded 2,074 cases of coronavirus.The number of deaths is now 17 with 212 recoveries.
Greater Accra still has the highest cases of the disease with 1,795 infections. Ashanti has 99, Eastern 70, Central 21, Oti, 19 and Upper East 19.
Volta region has 16 cases, Northern 13, Upper West, 10, Western 9, and North East 2.