The death toll hits 713 after 8 additional fatalities were recorded across the country, an update on the GHS COVID-19 dashboard reveals.
As at 14 March 2021, Ghana’s total confirmed cases stand at 89,008 .
Health officials have recorded 84,952 recoveries. So far, 40 persons are in severe condition while 17 remain critical, according to GHS. Cases detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are 1,283 with 1,180 recoveries.
Breakdown of regional cases
Greater Accra Region – 49,370
Ashanti Region – 15,177
Western Region – 5,602
Eastern Region – 4,036
Central Region – 3,190
Volta Region – 2,256
Northern Region – 1,576
Bono East Region – 1,316
Upper East Region – 1,277
Bono Region – 1,262
Western North Region – 839
Ahafo Region – 686
Upper West Region – 456
Oti Region – 376
North East Region – 194
Savannah Region – 112
Africa’s confirmed cases pass four million
The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU), said the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 108,391, while 3,641,349 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease so far.
According to the agency, nine African countries have so far reported more than 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases. South Africa is the only African country that has reported more than 500,000 confirmed cases, at 1,530,966.
The other eight African countries are Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, and Kenya.
The agency said 23 countries have reported between 10,001 cases and 100,000 cases, while 22 other AU members have reported fewer than 10,000 cases each.
According to the Africa CDC, Southern Africa is the most affected region in terms of confirmed cases, followed by the Northern Africa and Eastern Africa regions.
Central Africa is the least affected African region in terms of confirmed COVID-19 cases.