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Covid-19: Deaths now at 135, confirmed cases over 24,000

BY: Isaac Yeboah

The latest Covid-19 update by the Ghana Health Service puts Ghana’s positive case count at 24,248, out of which 4,282 remain active. Deaths are at 135, up from the 129 that held the whole of the past week.

Some 24 of the cases are deemed severe with six others rated critical, while 19,831 have either recovered from the disease or been discharged. The breakdown is derived from a total of 327,009 tests ran as at July 8, 2020.

Below is the regional case count.

RegionCases

Recovered/

Discharged

% Recovered/

Discharged

Active Cases
Ahafo661116.755
Ashanti5,1504,33284.1769
Bono1077973.828
Bono East20116180.140
Central1,11083575.2267
Eastern91180888.799
Greater Accra13,30210,49778.92,744
Northern18616287.118
North East9777.81
Oti11510288.712
Savanna514894.13
Upper East28227597.55
Upper West7070100.00
Volta38734889.938
Western2,1281,95691.9170
Western North17314080.933
TOTAL24,24819,83181.84,282