COVID-19: Ghana records 382 new cases, active cases now 2,858

BY: graphic.com.gh

Ghana has recorded 382 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), increasing the cumulative number of active cases in the country to 2,858.

The country's total cumulative case count stands at 98,817.

An update from the Ghana Health Service (GHS), indicates that as of Wednesday, July 14, 2021 the total number of persons who have succumbed to the disease was 812.

Main breakdown

The number of persons who have recovered/discharged is 95,147 with 27 persons in severe condition 12 others in critical condition.

Testing

The country has so far conducted a total of 1, 357,389 tests out of which 98,817 persons tested positive.

Of the 98, 817 infected persons, 34,548 were detected from Routine Surveillance, 62,270 were from Enhanced Contact Tracing and 1,999 from international travellers at the Kotoka International Airport.

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Ghana's test positivity rate now stands at 7.3 per cent.

Regional Breakdown

The Greater Accra Region still leads with the highest case count followed by Ashanti Region and Western Region.

Greater Accra Region - 54,115

 

Ashanti Region - 16,889

 

Western Region - 5,984

 

Eastern Region - 4,559

 

Central Region - 3,552

 

Volta Region - 2,664

 

Northern Region - 1,661

 

Bono Region - 1,494

 

Bono East Region - 1,467

 

Upper East Region - 1,321

 

Western North Region - 935

 

Ahafo Region - 847

 

Upper West Region - 500

 

Oti Region - 467

 

North East Region - 231

 

Savannah Region - 132