NSIA Insurance has donated five fully insured motor bicycles to the Ministry of Health to help the ministry in its surveillance exercise as part of the COVID-19 response programme.
The donation was done at the Ministry of Information’s auditorium in Accra on Tuesday April 28.
The donation was received by the Minister of Works and Housing Mr Atta Akyea on behalf of the Ministry of Health.
Similarly, the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) donated an amount of GH40,000 to the COVID-19 Fund to support in the fight against the pandemic.
Ghana’s COVID-19 caseload has gone up to 1,671 from the previous 1,550.
According to the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, 563 of them were from general surveillance.
According to him, 1,461 are well or showing “no symptoms and responding to treatment”.
Out of the total cases, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said six patients are “critically ill” with two of them at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), three at Ga East Municipal Hospital and one at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The GHS D-G said so far the number of recoveries has increased to 188 while more patients are awaiting their second test to be added to the recoveries category.