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General News of Friday, 22 May 2020


Eastern Region: Kwahu West, West Akim, Suhum record coronavirus cases, tally now 115

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Kwahu West, West Akim and Suhum Municipalities in the Eastern Region have recorded confirmed cases of Coronavirus .

Nkawkaw the municipal Capital of Kwahu West has recorded 3 confirmed cases(1 of the patients is from Kumasi) while West Akim and Suhum have recorded a positive case each.

Denkyembuor District on May 20,2020 also recorded four(4) new cases increasing the number to 12 in the district.

The new confirmed cases have increased the Eastern Region case count to 115 as of May 21, 2020.

Already Lower Manya Krobo has recorded 70 cases,Asuogyaman (12) , Akuapem North(8), Fanteakwa North (6) ,and Birim Central (2).

Eighty-six(86) representing about 75% of the total case count have recovered in the region.

COVID-19 cases in Ghana currently stand at 6,269 after 173 new cases were recorded. The Ghana Health Service has announced Thursday May 20,2020.

Also,125 more recoveries have been confirmed increasing the total number of recoveries to 1,898.

The death toll still stands at 31.

Below is the regional breakdown as at May 20, 2020

Greater Accra Region – 4,582

Ashanti Region – 921

Central Region – 285

Western Region – 170

Eastern Region – 106

Western North Region – 57

Volta Region – 41

Northern Region – 31

Oti Region – 26

Upper East Region – 26

Upper West Region – 21

North East Region – 2