Ghana’s Covid-19 Active Cases begins to drop significantly – GHS


Ghana’s Covid-19 Active Cases begins to drop significantly – GHS.

Ghana is currently battling COVID-19 on all fronts to defeat this deadly virus in order to bring down the active figures.


Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ghana almost a year ago, It has been a ding dong battle to keep the number of infections down.

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The country saw some good fortune when active cases came down to as low as 400 in December last year. However, the dawn of the new year saw a sudden surge of new active cases which skyrocketed close to 8,000 by mid February 2021.


Over the weekend the FDA disclosed that the country had finally approved Russia’s Sputnik-V Vaccine for emergency use against COVID-19. This placed Ghana as the 5th African country and the 31st globally to accept the vaccine.


However, the good news coming from the Ghana Health Service regarding Ghana’s active cases which had risen to 7,572 with 475 new cases and 568 deaths, has started coming down as of February 18, 2021.


The new update shows that over 1,000 people have recovered in a matter of 2 days, bringing down the total active cases to 6,568. Death toll stands at 577 with new cases at 598.



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