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COVID-19: Ghana records 15 new deaths and 797 new infections

Ghana’s active coronavirus cases have reached an alarming 4, 665 after 797 new cases were confirmed in less than a week, official figures disclose.

The country’s death toll hit 405 after 15 additional fatalities, according to the Ghana Health Service

The total number of confirmed cases now stand at 65, 427 out of which a total of 60, 357 recoveries have been recorded.

According to the GHS, there are at least 125 severe cases and 44 critical one. No one is on a ventilator at the moment.

Regional breakdown of cases

Greater Accra Region – 38,111

Ashanti Region – 12,154

Western Region – 3,498

Eastern Region – 2,841

Central Region – 2,269

Volta Region – 944

Bono East Region – 814

Western North Region – 711

Northern Region – 672

Bono Region – 657

Upper East Region – 577

Ahafo Region – 545

Oti Region – 246

Upper West Region – 188

Savannah Region – 63

North East Region – 25

Written by Kweku Eshun

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