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General News of Saturday, 19 September 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Coronavirus death toll increases by one, active cases reduce to 533

One more person has died from coronavirus in Ghana, bringing the death toll in the country to 295, according to the latest figures released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

The update, published the GHS COVID-19 website, is the latest figures as of September 15, 2020.

According to the GHS, 97 new coronavirus cases take the cumulative confirmed cases to 45, 857 but there have been 45, 029 discharges/recoveries.

This means the active cases have reduced to 533 from 564.

Five of the active cases are critical, according to the GHS.

Below is the cumulative cases per region.

(Case Count from Highest to Lowest)

Greater Accra Region - 23,270

Ashanti Region - 10,942

Western Region - 2,963

Eastern Region - 2,395

Central Region - 1,918

Bono East Region - 781

Volta Region - 669

Western North Region - 638

Northern Region - 528

Ahafo Region - 524

Bono Region - 511

Upper East Region - 291

Oti Region - 241

Upper West Region - 90

Savannah Region - 62

North East Region - 19

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