The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has reported 26 active cases of COVID-19 from June 3, 2022, to date, raising the total of patients from 370 to 396.

The GHS stated beside the current cases, there were no critical or severe cases.

On international tourists arriving at the Kotoka International Airport, the Service reported all 7,626 cases registered have recovered and dismissed.

It reported the overall number of fatalities on June 3, 2022, was at 1,445.

Routine monitoring even by GHS since the commencement of the epidemic got a total of 58,534 cases, whereas 95,681 patients were discovered after improved contact tracing, bringing the total number of cases to 152,374. They have all healed and dismissed.

Ghana got her first doses of the COVID-19 vaccination in February 2021. A total of 15,658,751 doses have been provided to the public as of June 2, 2022.

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The number of dosages delivered for AstraZeneca is 9,533,685, Sputnik-V is 17,982, Moderna is 1,065,357 and Pfizer-BioNTech is 3,252,930.

The Service observed that persons who had received nearly one dosage of the vaccinations were 9,925,820 comprising 31.3 percent of total population, while those with complete immunisation were 6,599,606 representing 20.8 percent of the whole population.

Individuals getting the initial booster doses were 783,050.per cent

Approved vaccinations for COVID-19 in Ghana are Moderna: Spikevax, Pfizer/Comirnaty, BioNTech’s Gamaleya’s Sputnik V, Janssen’s Ad26.COV2.S,.According to the Service, coronaviruses are mammal viruses.

In rare situations, they may be passed from animals to people, according to the CDC.

It’s lethal for individuals with low immune function, the old, and children.

GHS said the condition may cause pneumonia and bronchitis.

Human-to-human transmission occurs with  toughing, sneezing, and handshakes.

Contacting anything an illness touched and then touching one’s lips, nose, or eyes might potentially spread the infection.

Fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat, and headache are viral symptoms.

GHS suggested reducing infection risks by washing hands with soap under running water before contacting the face and protecting the nose and mouth while sneeze or cough.

Disinfecting things and surfaces and staying home while sick are some preventative strategies.

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