Ghana’s COVID-19 case count rises to 6,964; recoveries now 2,097

Ghana’s COVD-19 case count has risen to 6,964 cases.

This was announced by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at a press briefing in Accra.

Meanwhile, the number of recoveries has also increased to 2,097, while the death toll still remains at 32.

“As of 24th May 2020 a total of about 156 new cases have been recorded in Ghana and this goes to show the new trend of showing much fewer cases.ADVERTISEMENT

The cases were identified in five out of the 16 regions. Greater Accra contributing about 72 new cases Western Region 57, Central Region 13 new cases, Volta Region reported an increase of 10 new cases, and Ashanti recording probably the lowest figure ever in the Region of 4 new cases in a day,” he revealed.

Regional breakdown

The Greater Accra Region is still leading the chart with 4,908 cases, followed by the Ashanti and Western Regions with 1,066 and 334 cases respectively.

Count of cases per Region

  • Greater Accra Region – 4,908
  • Ashanti Region – 1,066
  • Western Region – 334
  • Central Region – 319
  • Eastern Region – 106
  • Western North Region – 62
  • Volta Region – 57
  • Northern Region – 36
  • Oti Region – 26
  • Upper East Region – 26
  • Upper West Region – 21
  • North East Region – 2
  • Savannah Region – 1
  • Bono Region – 1

Source:citibusinessnews.com

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