Ghana’s Covid-19 cases see steady drop

Ghana Covid-19

Ghana’s active COVID-19 cases has seen a slight decline, an update from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has revealed.

The number of active cases which previously stood at 3,091 as of March 19, 2021 has decreased to 2,911 on March 20, 2021; out of which 33 were severe and 13 critical.

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

The country has also recorded 106 new cases bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases to 89,893.

The GHS update indicated that 9 more people have died, increasing the death toll to 734.

The update also indicated that the number of persons who have recovered/discharged from the disease is now 86,248.

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Regional Breakdown

The Greater Accra Region still leads with the highest case count of 49,716 followed by the Ashanti Region with 15,234, Western and Eastern having 4,102 and 3,218 respectively. The Savanna Region has recorded the lowest case count of 117 infections.

1. Greater Accra Region – 49,716

2. Ashanti Region – 15,234
3. Western Region – 5,664
4. Eastern Region – 4,102
5. Central Region – 3,218
6. Volta Region – 2,330
7. Northern Region – 1,598
8. Bono East Region – 1,391
9. Bono Region – 1,307
10. Upper East Region – 1,296
11. Western North Region – 846
12. Ahafo Region – 694
13. Upper West Region – 477
14. Oti Region – 392
15. North East Region – 210
16. Savannah Region – 117

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