Covid-19 death toll in Ghana rises to 28 with 5,638 cases


Four more persons who tested positive for Covid-19 in Ghana have died bringing the number of related deaths to 28.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) said the country’s Covid-19 cases have so far risen to 5,638, after some 108 persons confirmed positive for the virus.

Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries have shot up to 1,460 after some 786 new recoveries, the GHS said on its webpage Friday.

An update on the Ghana Health Service website indicates that 44 of the 108 new cases were recorded in Accra, 26 in the Western Region, 16 in the Central Region and 12 from the Northern Region.

The remaining 10 were recorded in the Ashanti Region; with 5 from the Kumasi sub-metro and the other 5 in Obuasi where some are suggesting there should be a localized lockdown.

The Bono East, Ahafo and the Savannah Regions have still not registered a case.

Regional Breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 4,248

Ashanti Region – 798

Central Region – 210

Eastern Region – 99

Western Region – 87

Western North Region – 57

Volta Region – 34

Northern Region – 31

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 21

North East Region – 2

Bono Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0

By Jonathan Ofori, Daily Mail GH

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