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Coronavirus: Ghana's case count now 1671 with 188 recoveries

Ghana's coronavirus cases have risen to 1671 with 188 recoveries, the Ghana Health Service has disclosed in a press briefing.

Addressing journalists on Tuesday afternoon at the Ministry of Information, Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, stated that 563 of the infected were from general surveillance.

According to him, 1,461 are well or showing “no symptoms and responding to treatment”.

Out of the total cases, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said six patients are “critically ill” with two of them at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), three at Ga East Municipal Hospital and one at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

On the number of casualties, the Director-General also disclosed that Ghana has recorded five new deaths from the disease raising the death toll to 16.

Regional Breakdown

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

*Greater Accra Region - 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

*North East Region - 2

*Western North Region - 1

*Savannah Region - 0

*Bono Region - 0

*Ahafo Region - 0

*Bono East Region - 0

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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