COVID-19: Confirmed cases reach 2,074 in Ghana

BY: Kweku Zurek
COVID-19: Confirmed cases reach 2,074 in Ghana
COVID-19: Confirmed cases reach 2,074 in Ghana

Confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ghana has surged by over 400 cases in two days to a total of 2,074.

Per the update on the Ghana Health Service website today (April 30, 2020), 403 new cases have been recorded in the country since the last update on April 28, 2020.

The death toll from the illness has risen by one more person to 17 while recoveries have increased to 212 from 188.

The Greater Accra Region - 1,795 - has the highest number of infections among the 12 regions with confirmed cases, followed by the Ashanti Region - 99 and the Eastern Region with 21 cases.

The Savannah, Bono, Ahafo and Bono East Regions have still not recorded any cases.

Regional breakdown

Count of Cases per Region;

Greater Accra Region – 1,795

Ashanti Region – 99

Eastern Region – 70

Central Region – 21

Oti Region – 19

Upper East Region – 19

Volta Region – 16

Northern Region – 13

Upper West Region – 10

Western Region – 9

North East Region – 2

Western North Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Bono Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0