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General News of Friday, 8 May 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Coronavirus: Over 4,000 cases now confirmed in Ghana


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Ghana's Coronavirus cases have now hit over 4,000, the Ghana Health Services has said.

According to the latest update on Friday, May 8, 2020, the country has now recorded some 4,012 cases of the virus, with 323 recoveries.

The death toll however remains at 18.

This means some over 921 cases have been recorded in less than 48 hours and 1,293 cases in 5 days.

On Monday, Ghana's case count rose to 2,719 cases with 294 recoveries. Thursday saw some additional 372 cases, making the total cases as at Thursday May 7, 2020, 3091, with a total of 303 recoveries.


Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 3,436

Ashanti Region – 210

Eastern Region – 96

Central Region – 58

Western North Region – 35

Volta Region – 32

Upper East Region – 26

Oti Region – 24

Upper West Region - 20

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