A total of 108 out of 166 persons who have tested Positive for Covid-19 in the Eastern Region are youth between the ages of 15 to 39.
Persons with ages above 40 tested who have positive are forty-six in number.
Children with ages between 0-14 years tested Positive are eight (8).
The minimum age of persons tested positive is a 5-month-old baby with the maximum age been 91years.
The young age group are mostly asymptomatic, according to report sent to Ghana Health Service-Headquarters by the Eastern Regional Health Directorate intercepted by Starr News.
According to the report dated June 6, 2020, 84%of the cases recorded in the region are asymptomatic.
Meanwhile, 31 health workers in the Eastern Region have tested positive for Covid-19.
The affected health workers are a mixture of those conducting contact tracing and those working in hospitals and other health facilities.
About eight (8) out of the total number have, however, recovered.
Spike in Koforidua cases.
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in New Juaben South Municipality (Koforidua) have jumped from 2 to twenty-four(28) within two weeks.
Out of the total number, only one(1) has recovered with one death being a Senior Police Officer who died May 29,2020.
The four new confirmed cases in New Juaben South Municipality-Koforidua have increased the Eastern Regional case count from to 166 with about 100 recoveries as of June 6, 2020.
Fifteen (15) out of thirty-three (33) Municipalities/Districts in the Eastern Region have recorded confirmed cases of Covid-19.
The Districts and Municipalities are Lower Manya Krobo, Asuogyaman, Akauapem North, New Juaben South, Denkyembuor, Nsawam- Adoagyiri, Fanteakwa North, Kwahu West, Birim Central, Achiase, Suhum, West Akyem, Birim North, Upper Manya Krobo, and Akauapem North.