Accra Tops Monkeypox Caseload
A report from the Ghana Health Services(GHS) has revealed that the Greater Accra Region is currently leading the country’s Monkeypox cases by more than 50%.
Ghana’s current Monkeypox caseload stands at 34, with cases recorded in 6 Regions.
According to the Service, cases have been identified in Bono East, Eastern, and Upper West, Ashanti, and Greater Accra.
Ghana’s last confirmed case was on Friday, 15 July 2022.
Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, 24 July 2022, the Director General of the GHS, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye said that, the District Rapid Response Teams and Case Management Teams have undertaken orientation on Monkeypox Outbreak Response Measures.
Dr. Aboagye further noted that the dissemination of WHO Preliminary Guidelines on Case Management is in progress.