The Western and Volta regions have recorded their first cases of Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus.

While the Western region has one, Volta debuts on the chart with nine.

This brings the total number of regions affected by the disease to 10.

Western, Volta regions record first Covid-19 cases

In its latest web updates, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced an increase in Ghana’s Covid-19 cases from 408 to 566.

“As of April 11, 2020, a total of 37,954 persons have been tested with 566 being positive for COVID-19. The breakdown of the 566 positive cases are as follows: four have been treated, discharged and tested negative, 552 cases have been categorised as mild disease on treatment, two moderate to severe cases, none currently on ventilators and eight have died.

“Of the 566 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 292 were reported from the routine surveillance, 159 from enhanced surveillance activities and 115 from travellers under mandatory quarantine in both Accra and Tamale,” the GHS said.