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General News of Thursday, 21 May 2020

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Ghana’s coronavirus cases hit 6,269, recoveries now 1,898


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Ghana has confirmed 173 new COVID-19 cases.

This makes the total confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus stand at 6,269, according to the latest update by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).

The increase, per the GHS update, is attributed to new cases found in Greater Accra, Ashanti, Western and Central regions.

The update also indicated 125 more recoveries, raising the number of recoveries to 1,898.

As of Wednesday night [May 20, 2020], the number of deaths remains at 31.

The total active Coronavirus cases is now at 4,340.

Eight persons are still in critical condition with the number of tests administered in the region of 187,000.

The Greater Accra region still leads with 4,582 confirmed cases, followed by the Ashanti region with 921 cases.

The cases in the Western and Central regions have now increased to 170 and 285 respectively.

So far, the Savannah, Ahafo and Bono East regions have not recorded any case of the virus.

Find below the regional breakdown

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

Bono Region – 1

Savannah Region – 0

Ahafo Region – 0

Bono East Region – 0

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