COVID-19: Cases in Ghana hit 5,638 as death toll rises to 28

Ghana’s recorded cases of affected persons with the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has risen to 5,638 from a previous 5,530, a data released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has revealed.

This was after 108 persons were reported to have tested positive for the virus.

According to the data, four more persons who tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana have died bringing the number of related deaths to 28.

The total number of recoveries have also shot up to 1,460 after some 786 new recoveries, the data released by the GHS on its webpage Friday further revealed.

The update on the Ghana Health Service website indicates that 44 of the 108 new cases were recorded in Accra, 26 in the Western Region, 16 in the Central Region and 12 from the Northern Region.

The remaining 10 were recorded in the Ashanti Region; with 5 from the Kumasi sub-metro and the other 5 in Obuasi where some are suggesting there should be a localized lockdown.

The Bono East, Ahafo and the Savannah Regions have still not registered a case.

Regional Breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 4,248

Ashanti Region – 798

Central Region – 210

Eastern Region – 99

Western Region – 87

Western North Region – 57

Volta Region – 34

Northern Region – 31

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 21

North East Region – 2

Bono Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0

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