COVID-19: Ghana records five more deaths, active cases 6,658

At least five more persons have died of COVID-19 taking Ghana’s death toll to 598 , health officials announced on  Sunday .

The country’s active cases now stand at 6,658 after 598   new coronavirus cases were confirmed at the laboratories.

As at 18 February 2021, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reports that the country’s total confirmed cases increased to 80,235 out of which 73,018 have recovered.

So far, 113 persons are in severe condition while 29 remain critical, according to GHS. Cases detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are 1,203   with 1,017  recoveries.

Breakdown of regional cases: 

Greater Accra Region – 46,189

Ashanti Region – 14,046

Western Region – 4,742

Eastern Region – 3,525

Central Region – 2,783

Volta Region – 1,559

Bono East Region – 1,081

Upper East Region – 994

Northern Region – 970

Bono Region – 924

Western North Region – 797

Ahafo Region – 660

Upper West Region – 357

Oti Region – 272

North East Region – 79

Savannah Region – 72

Fred Dzakpata


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