Over three hundred cases of tuberculosis were recorded last year in the Upper West region.
Of the figure, thirty-one persons died and the rest were put on treatment.
These were disclosed by the Regional Director of the Health Services, Dr. Damien Punguyire, when he joined the prison inmates at Wa, to mark Tuberculosis.
In the Bono Regional capital, Sunyani, the call on World Tuberculosis Day, was for all to religiously adhere to the COVID-19 preventive measures since they also serve as protection from contracting Tuberculosis.
The Bono Regional Referral Clinician for TB, Dr. Adjei Manu, addressed patients and partners at the Bono Regional Hospital.