Ghana’s case count for the novel Corona virus has shot to 313 as at 15:30GMT, 8th April, 2020.
The Ghana Health Service has also reported an additional death which takes the total death toll to six.
The Central Region has recorded its first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The region becomes the 7th in Ghana to have confirmed a positive case.
The Ghana Health Service’s regular updates indicated that the patient was identified and tested positive as a result of the ongoing enhanced contract tracing exercise.
No further information has been given about the patient but the person has been taken into care.
Regional breakdown of cases
Greater Accra Region – 274
Ashanti Region – 25
Northern Region – 10
Eastern Region – 1
Upper West Region – 1
Upper East Region – 1
Central Region – 1