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The Ghana Health Service (GHS), in a press briefing, has disclosed that Ghana’s coronavirus cases have risen to 1671 with 188 recoveries.

The Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, addressing journalists at the Ministry of Information, stated that 563 of the coronavirus infections were from general surveillance.

According to the Director-General of the GHS, 1,461 are well or showing “no symptoms and responding to treatment”.

Dr Kuma-Aboagye , out of the total cases, said six patients are “critically ill” with two of them at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC), three at Ga East Municipal Hospital and one at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

The Director-General, detailing the number of casualties, also disclosed that Ghana has recorded five new deaths from the disease raising the death toll to 16.

Regional Breakdown    

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

*Greater Accra Region – 1,433

*Ashanti Region – 84

*Eastern Region – 57

*Upper East Region – 18

*Oti Region – 17

*Central Region – 17

*Northern Region – 13

*Volta Region – 11

*Western Region – 9

*Upper West Region – 8

*North East Region – 2

*Western North Region – 1

*Savannah Region – 0

*Bono Region – 0

*Ahafo Region – 0

*Bono East Region – 0

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