Tuesday, 11 August

No new COVID-19 cases in 13 regions on Monday – GHS

Health News
Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, D-G, GHS

There were no new COVID-19 cases recorded in 13 of Ghana’s 16 regions, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye has announced.

The country recorded 414 new cases in three regions, taking the total case count to 14,568, Dr Kuma-Abaogye told journalists on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 at a press briefing by the Minister of Information.

“We have so far, following the review, recorded 95 deaths”, Dr Kuma-Aboagye said, adding: “Currently, we have 24 severe cases across the country and six cases are critical and five persons are currently on ventilators”.

Also, he noted: “We have a total of 414 new cases reported from 25 districts across the country and three regions”, explaining: “...About 13 regions did not record any new case yesterday.”

So far, the number of recoveries stand at 10,907 while the death toll has gone up by 10 to 95.

The country’s recovery rate stands at 75 per cent.

According to Dr Kuma-Aboagye, there will be no distinction between discharged and recovered patients on the GHS’ website, explaining that the health authorities are relying on clinical recovery. “They have all recovered”, he insisted.

Ghana’s total active cases as of now stand at 3,566.



Source: Classsfmonline.com