COVID-19: Our present situation

BY: Isaac Yeboah

Ghana currently has 1,604 active cases of the coronavirus disease, including 95 new cases, according to the Ghana Health Service.

That brings the total confirmed cases nationwide to 43,717, with 270 recorded deaths 41,843 patients either recovered or discharged from treatment.

The global picture still looks grim, albeit with a subdued spread. The global count has 24,083,507 confirmed cases, 823,917 deaths while 16,626,444 have recovered. Current active cases stand at 6,633,146.

The Table below represents the topmost 10 countries that have recorded the highest deaths.

Country No. of Deaths
USA  182,412
Brazil  116,666
Mexico  61,450
India  59,645
UK  41,449
Italy  35,445
France  30,544
Spain  28,924
Peru  28,001
Iran  20,901