Monday, 18 January

COVID-19: Active cases now 947 from 877 in 24 hours

Health News
So far, 320 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ghana

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Ghana has jumped from 877 to 947, the latest figures of the Ghana Health Service have shown.

Some 145 new cases have been confirmed.

So far, a total of 48,788 cases have been confirmed since mid-March.

Out of that number, 47,521 have recovered.

The death toll remains 320.

A few weeks earlier, the active cases fell to as low as about 300.

There have been recent concerns that Ghana risked experiencing a second wave as a result of people’s lack of adherence to the safety protocols.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region - 25,649

Ashanti Region - 11,029

Western Region - 2,996

Eastern Region - 2,452

Central Region - 1,935

Bono East Region - 785

Volta Region - 684

Western North Region - 651

Bono Region - 600

Northern Region - 547

Ahafo Region - 528

Upper East Region - 358

Oti Region - 243

Upper West Region - 90

Savannah Region - 62

North East Region - 19

 

Source: classfmonline.com