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COVID-19: Ghana's active cases now 4,878

BY: graphic.com.gh
COVID-19: Ghana's active cases now 4,878
COVID-19: Ghana's active cases now 4,878

Ghana now has 4,878 active cases after the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced 992 new COVID-19 infections.

The GHS update released on Monday increased the country's case count to 21,077.

The update also indicated that the new cases were detected from samples collected between June 18-July 1, 2020.

The death toll from the disease increased by seven new cases to 129 while the number of recoveries/discharges rose to 16,070.

Deaths

Providing a breakdown of the seven new deaths, the GHS indicated that six of the deceased persons had co-morbidities. Five of the deaths were recorded in the Ashanti Region and the rest were recorded in the Central region.

Count of Cases per Region

Greater Accra Region – 11,508

Ashanti Region – 4,534

Western Region – 1,846

Central Region – 992

Eastern Region – 835

Volta Region – 369

Upper East Region – 278

Western North Region – 154

Bono East Region – 139

Northern Region – 137

Oti Region – 112

Upper West Region – 55

Savannah Region – 46

Bono Region – 38

Ahafo Region – 26

North East Region – 8