Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll hits 416; active cases now 5,358


Eleven additional COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Ghana bringing the number of fatalities from 405 to 416.

In an address to the nation Sunday night, President Akufo-Addo said sixty-four (64) people have succumbed to the virus as at Friday, January 29, 2021.

Mr Akufo-Addo said one hundred and seventy-two (172) patients are said to be severely ill and are being monitored at health facilities across the country.

“Our hospitals have become full and we have had to reactivate our isolation centers”, the President said.

Meanwhile, the number of active cases has more than doubled, from a little over one thousand, nine hundred (1900), two weeks ago, to five thousand three hundred and fifty-eight (5,358).

All 16 regions in Ghana have active cases with the nation’s capital leading with over 2,000 cases.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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