September 23, 2020

Ghana records 340 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

Ghana has recorded nine more COVID-19 deaths and 340 new cases of the illness as of Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

This was contained in the Ghana Health Service (GHS) latest update released today. Per the update, the country’s cumulative case count of COVID-19 rose from 42,653 as of Monday, August 17, 2020, to a current cumulative case count of 42,993.

The country currently has 40,796 recoveries/discharges and 1,949 active cases. 

The following is the cumulative regional breakdown of COVID cases:

The Greater Accra Region- 21,369

Ashanti Region- 10,650

Western Region- 2,924

Eastern Region-2,109

Central Region-1,829

Bono East Region- 730

Volta Region- 646

Western Region- 598

Ahafo Region- 490

Northern Region- 489

Bono Region-480

Upper East Region-282

Oti Region- 229

Upper West Region- 88

Savannah Region- 62

North East Region- 18

Source: General News

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