Ghana: Active COVID-19 Cases Drop Significantly As Recoveries Skyrocket


Active COVID-19 cases in Ghana have declined relatively as recoveries and discharges shoot up.

The country currently has 2,134 active cases from a total of 41,404 infections recorded nationwide with 192 new cases recorded according to the Ghana Health Service.

Total number of recoveries/discharges stand at 39,055 with the death toll still at 215.

“A total of 192 new cases were reported on August 8, 2020. These are samples that were taken from the period 29 July to 7 August 2020… but reported from the lab on August 8,” the Ghana Health Service reported on its website.

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Six persons are in critical condition, 20 remain severe while four have been put on ventilators.

Cumulative Cases per Region

Greater Accra Region – 20,651

Ashanti Region – 10,379

Western Region – 2,818

Eastern Region – 1,938

Central Region – 1,735

Bono East Region – 689

Volta Region – 625

Western North Region – 568

Ahafo Region – 463

Northern Region – 454

Bono Region – 439

Upper East Region – 282

Oti Region – 204

Upper West Region – 88

Savannah Region – 62

North East Region – 9

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