Active coronavirus cases in Ghana drop to 775

A city worker disinfects a market as a preventive measure against the spreading of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Accra on March 23, 2020. - African countries have been among the last to be hit by the global COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic but as cases rise, many nations are now taking strict measures to block the deadly illness. (Photo by Nipah Dennis / AFP) (Photo by NIPAH DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

The number of active coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Ghana has fallen by nearly more than half in the last few days, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

Data available on the GHS website shows that the number of active cases as of November 22, stood at 775.

The total number of confirmed cases, however, stands at 51,225 with 323 deaths.

A total of 50,127 have been discharged or recovered from the virus, according to Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye.

He said since the reopening of the Kotoka International Airport in September, 69,311 tests had been conducted, out of which 264 of them reported positive for COVID-19.

Find the regional breakdown below:

Greater Accra Region – 27,753

Ashanti Region – 11,107

Western Region – 3,048

Eastern Region – 2,522

Central Region – 1,940

Bono East Region – 788

Volta Region – 688

Western North Region – 659

Bono Region – 619

Northern Region – 551

Ahafo Region – 530

Upper East Region – 359

Oti Region – 243

Upper West Region – 90

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 20

Source: Daily Mail GH

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