Tuesday, 04 August

COVID-19-stricken Mac Manu, Carlos Ahenkorah in Korle Bu ICU

Health News
Mr Peter Mac Manu (L) and Mr Carlos Ahenkorah (R)

The 2020 Campaign Manager of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Peter Mac Manu and Deputy Minister of Trade and Industries, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after testing positive for COVID-19.

They are among some government officials and prominent names that are receiving treatment at the facility for COVID-19.

Those names include Mr Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, popularly known as Sir John, a former General Secretary of the NPP, who died late Wednesday from the virus at the same facility.

Meanwhile, four more deaths have taken Ghana’s COVID-19 death toll to 117, the Ghana Health Service has reported.

Ghana’s COVID-19 case count is now 18,134 after the Health Service confirmed 393 new cases.

The number of people who have recovered and discharged is 13,550.

Currently, there are 4,467 active cases.

So far, a total of 300,520 tests have been conducted.

Regional breakdown

§  Greater Accra Region – 10,087

§  Ashanti Region – 3,676

§  Western Region – 1,556

§  Central Region – 973

§  Eastern Region – 668

§  Volta Region – 346

§  Upper East Region – 274

§  Northern Region – 137

§  Oti Region – 112

§  Western North Region – 102

§  Bono East Region – 89

§  Savannah Region – 42

§  Upper West Region – 40

§  Bono Region – 18

§  Ahafo Region – 8

§  North East Region – 6

 

Source: Classfmonline.com

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