Ghana records 131 new cases to bring Covid-19 case count to 6,617 with 1,978 recoveries

Ghana’s number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has risen to 6,617, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said.

This represents an increase of 131 new cases from the last update.

Out of the 131 new cases, 81 infections were from the Greater Accra Region. Ashanti Region recorded 22 new cases, 10 new cases in the Central region, 13 new cases in the Western Region, 4 new cases in Western North, 1 in the Volta Region.

Greater Accra remains the region with the highest case count of 4699.

The Service’s website also indicated that 27 patients individuals have also recoveries bring the total recoveries to 1,978 as of May 23, 2020.

The number of deaths remains 31.

Ghana records 131 new cases to bring Covid-19 case count to 6,617 with 1,978 recoveries | 1
Source: Ghana Health Service

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 4,780

Ashanti Region – 1,010

Central Region – 297

Western Region – 208

Eastern Region – 106

Western North Region – 61

Volta Region – 45

Northern Region – 34

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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