Ghana’s COVID-19 critical cases hit 16


The tally for COVID-19 critical cases in Ghana has increased to 16 after the condition of four more patients worsened, can report.

The Ghana Health Service has, however, said none of the patients in severe situation is on a ventilator.

In a breakdown, the GHS said the University of Ghana Medical Centre is taking care of five of them, followed by Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ga East and Komfo Anokye with three each, and then Ho and 37 Hospitals admitting one each.

The death toll as of May 23, 2020 stands at 31. So far 193, 705 tests have been administered.

Meanwhile, Ghana has reported 131 new Covid-19 cases bringing the caseload now to 6,617.

The Ghana Health Service said on its Covid-19 webpage that 27 more persons have recovered, bringing the recovery tally to 1, 978.

Out of the 131 new cases, 81 infections were from the Greater Accra region while 22 were from the Ashanti Region. The Central region has 13 new cases; Central has 10 new cases. 4 new infections have been recorded in Western North while the Volta region has one more infection.

Regional breakdown of the 6,617 cases:

Greater Accra Region – 4,780

Ashanti Region – 1,010

Central Region – 297

Western Region – 208

Eastern Region – 106

Western North Region – 61

Volta Region – 45

Northern Region – 34

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

Source: Daily Mail GH

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