COVID-19: Ghana’s active cases hit 6,614, death toll 584

At least two more persons have died of COVID-19 taking Ghana’s death toll to 584 , health officials announced on Wednesday.

The country’s active cases now stand at 6,614 after 486   new coronavirus cases were confirmed at the laboratories.

As at 20 February 2021, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reports that the country’s total confirmed cases increased to 81,245 out of which 74,047 have recovered.

So far, 95 persons are in severe condition while 29 remain critical, according to GHS. Cases detected at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) are 1,212   with 1,054  recoveries.

Breakdown of regional cases: 

Greater Accra Region – 46,436

Ashanti Region – 14,165

Western Region – 4,915

Eastern Region – 3,610

Central Region – 2,833

Volta Region – 1,644

Northern Region – 1,131

Bono East Region – 1,099

Upper East Region – 994

Bono Region – 949

Western North Region – 797

Ahafo Region – 663

Upper West Region – 374

Oti Region – 272

North East Region – 79

Savannah Region – 72

Fred Dzakpata

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