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COVID-19: Case count increased by 459, total count now 15,472

BY: graphic.com.gh
COVID-19: Case count increased by 459
COVID-19: Case count increased by 459

Ghana's COVID-19 case count has increased by 459 new cases to 15,472.

The country now has 3947 active cases as of Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The new cases were in 34 districts within nine regions of the country. 

Additionally, recoveries from the illness increased by 352 to 11,430 and the death toll remains 95.

This was announced by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye at a press conference today in Accra.

“Currently, as of today, we have recorded 15,472 cumulative cases from the first day the number of persons who have tested positive in the country. Out of this, 9,146 has come enhanced contact tracing. Either for now, we are looking at risk screening among others that is also part of the institutional data we are getting and some of the testing of contacts. 6,327 has also come from general surveillance which is for those who present symptoms which suggest that they may be positive. Of this 15,472, 11,433 have recovered and are home or at their workplaces.”

“Currently, we have about 22 people who are severe, six are critical, and 95 deaths. So the total active cases 3947,” he further added.