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COVID-19 deaths in Ghana now 310

BY: Jasmine Arku

Four more persons have died from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in Ghana.

This brings the total number of deaths to 310.

The number of active cases have also risen steadily to 347 as of Saturday, October 10, 2020.

Five regions have no active cases. They are the Bono, North East, Northern, Savannah and Upper West Regions.

The new figures from the Ghana Health Service also indicate that 29 new cases of the disease have been recorded, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 47,126.

Of the new cases, 14 persons who arrived into Ghana via the Kotoka International Airport tested positive for COVID-19.

This brings to 77 the number of international travellers to have tested positive for COVID-19 following the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport.

Meanwhile, 46,469 persons have recovered from the disease.

Ghana has so far conducted 502,666 tests since the first case was recorded in March.

Cumulative Cases per Region

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region - 24,324

Ashanti Region - 10,980

Western Region - 2,971

Eastern Region - 2,419

Central Region - 1,928

Bono East Region - 783

Volta Region - 679

Western North Region - 644

Northern Region - 547

Ahafo Region - 527

Bono Region - 511

Upper East Region - 323

Oti Region - 242

Upper West Region - 90

Savannah Region - 62

North East Region - 19