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Title: SARS-CoV-2 updates in a West African population and precautionary measures for sustaining quality antenatal care delivery
Authors: Morhe, Emmanuel Komla Senanu
Anto, Enoch Odame
Coall, David Antony
Adua, Eric
Debrah, Alexander Yaw
Addai-Mensah, Otchere
Owusu, Michael
Owiredu, William KBA
Obirikorang, Christian
Asiamah, Emmanuel Akomanin
Acheampong, Emmanuel
Asamoah, Evan Adu
Abradu, Lydia
Anto, Agartha Odame
Wang, Youxin
Hou, Haifeng
Wang, Wei
Issue Date: Dec-2020
Publisher: JoGH
Citation: JoGH
Abstract: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is currently a global health burden characterised by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections [1]. Since it was declared as a Public Health Emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the virus has infected a total of 57 870 Africans with 2154 deaths and 19 363 recoveries as at 9 May 2020 (Figure 1, panel A) [4]. Of these infections, Ghana has recorded 4012 cases, positioning her as the 5th most infected country in Africa and 1st most infected country in West Africa [2,3]. Ghana’s first two cases of COVID-19 infections were confirmed on 12 March 2020 [3,5]. These cases occurred following the entry or return of travellers from heavily infected countries in Europe, America and neighbouring West African countries in March [3,5]. As of 9 May 2020, the positivity rate of COVID-19
Description: This article is published by JoGH and is also available at doi: 10.7189/jogh.10.020365
URI: 10.7189/jogh.10.020365
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