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A total of five persons have so far been confirmed dead after being infected with the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ghana. This revelation was made known to the general public on Saturday, March 28,2020 by the Ghana Health Service. In total, the Ghana Health Service has been able to confirm 141 most of whom are persons from the mandatory quarantineAll five deaths involved persons who tested positive after routine surveillance. None of the persons who tested positive under mandatory quarantine has died from the disease.A breakdown of the casesAccording to the Service, as of Saturday, March 28, a total of 2,519 persons have been tested for coronavirus in Ghana. Among the tested, 1,276 (50.7%) were persons under mandatory quarantine with 1,243 (49.3%) from routine surveillance activities.Among all 2,519 persons tested, 141 tested positive, representing 5.6%. Also, among persons under mandatory quarantine, 79 representing 6.2% tested positive. Among samples tested from routine surveillance, 62, representing 5.0% tested positive.”Only three regions have so far reported cases; Greater Accra, Ashanti and Upper West Regions from routine disease surveillance. One case has been confirmed in the Upper West Region. ”The Ashanti Region has recorded 7 of the 8 cases recorded outside the Greater Accra Region.All other 54 cases from routine surveillance were recorded in the Greater Accra Region,” the update indicated. A total of 731 contacts of confirmed cases are currently being followed up by the contact tracing team. Among contacts, 53 were found to have symptoms and 48 have been tested with one person testing positive.Two hundred and thirty-one contacts have completed the mandatory 14-day follow-up. While two people have recovered from the disease, five have died.