The total number of confirmed Covid 19 cases in the Easter Region currently Stands at 16. This is according to the reports coming from the Eastern Regional Health Directorate, contained in a report dated 9th April, 2020.
The 15 additional cases according to the report are among the 244 quarantined contacts in AFCON Camp B in the Lower Manya Krobo District.
There is still however no report of infections outside the quarantined persons.
The first case was confirmed on 31st March, 2020 and additional 15 confirmed yesterday, 9th April, 2020.
All other contacts identified in the region are in stable condition and being monitored.
The Region is also expected to recieve an outstanding result of suspected persons in the coming days.
22 samples from 6 Districts of the Eastern Region have been submitted to Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, with 10 coming from the Atiwa West District.