Ghana’s COVID-19 cases now 2,169 with 229 recoveries; 18 deaths

Ghana’s confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have hit 2,169

The number of recoveries have also increased to 229 from 212, whiles the death toll has risen from 17 to 18.

This is according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). This means that 95 new cases have been recorded since the GHS last update on April 30,2020.

The update also shows one new death and 17 more recoveries.

This comes from the results of 3,552 samples that were tested by the various testing centers across the country.

Regional breakdown

The Greater Accra region still leads as the region with the highest number of confirmed cases followed by the Ashanti and the Eastern Regions.

Greater Accra Region – 1,852

Ashanti Region – 117

Eastern Region – 87

Central Region – 21

Oti Region – 19

Upper East Region – 19

Volta Region – 16

Northern Region – 13

Upper West Region – 10

Western Region – 9

Western North Region – 4

North East Region – 2

Global situation

According to the John Hopkins Coronavirus website, globally, some 1,015,183 persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have recovered from the disease.

Meanwhile, the total infections stand at 3,259,167 with 233,439 deaths

source citibusinessnews