GHS: Ghana’s Coronavirus case count now 21,968

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According to the new figures, active cases being managed are now 4,683, out of which 22 patients have been categorized as severe.

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service(GHS) has revealed that currently an average of about 400 new cases of Coronavirus is recorded in Ghana on a daily basis.

Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, speaking to journalists at a press briefing on Tuesday morning, said the current case count, as it stands now, has risen to 21,968 after 891 new Coronavirus infections were detected in 73 districts.

The clinical recoveries have also increased to 17,156 while the death toll is now at 129.

According to the new figures, active cases being managed are now 4,683, out of which 22 patients have been categorized as severe.

Six of the severe cases are in a critical condition and five are on ventilators.

For the bulk of the new cases, 571 were recorded in 24 districts in the Greater Accra Region, 93 cases from 18 districts in the Ashanti Region and 86 from five districts in the Western Region.

Dr Kuma-Aboagye further said that the new cases are from samples dating back “mainly from June 26 to July 3.”

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