COVID 19: Confirmed Cases Hit 1671 With 188 Recoveries And 16 Deaths; Breakdown Of Cases In The Regions | Video

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Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye announced that as of today coronavirus cases confirmed in Ghana has hit 1671 with 188 Recoveries and 16 Deaths.

According to the Director, the development means that 121 new cases have been confirmed.

He said;

Ghana currently has 1,671 cases confirmed as at this morning. Out of this 568 has come from general surveillance which those who fall ill and approached the hospital and were tested. 105 still remains part of the earlier quarantined in Tamale and those we have from the enhanced tracing that’s the group that we actually went out to look for, we found a 1,113 bringing our total to 1,671. Currently, about 1,461 are well or no symptoms and are responding very well to treatment. We have about six who are moderate to critically ill, two (2) at UGMC, three (3) in Ga East, and one (1) in Korle-bu as we speak today all the other part of the country we do not have any other critical cases. For recoveries, we have recovered about 188 all these people have recovered and we are waiting on more for the second test to be discharged

He also added that 5 new deaths have been recorded increasing total number of deaths to 16.

Regional breakdown

  • Greater Accra – 1,433
  • Ashanti Region – 84
  • Eastern Region – 57
  • Upper East Region -18
  • Oti Region -17
  • Central Region – 17
  • Northern  Region – 13
  • Volta Region – 11
  • Western Region -9
  • Upper West Region – 8

He finally added that 4 regions out of the 16 regions in Ghana have still not recorded any cases; thus Bono, Bono East, Ahafo and Savannah Regions.