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COVID-19: Ghana on the cusp of a third wave as active cases near 2,000



So far, almost 800 people have died of COVID-19 in Ghana
Ghana’s COVID-19 cases are spiking again, the latest figures from the Ghana Health Service indicate. 

The number of active cases has steadily risen to 1,982 after falling to almost 1,000 a few weeks ago.

Some 159 new cases were recently confirmed.

Of that number, eleven are in critical conditon while 23 are severe.

The death toll is also just a case shy of 800.

Since the disease entered Ghana in md-March 2020, a total of 97,130 cases have been recorded.

Of that number, 94,349 have recovered.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region -53,282

Ashanti Region -16,396

Western Region -5,957

Eastern Region -4,468

Central Region -3,552

Volta Region -2,617

Northern Region -1,661

Bono East Region -1,447

Bono Region -1,441

Upper East Region -1,320

Western North Region -919

Ahafo Region -820 Upper West Region -500

Oti Region -463

North East Region -231

Savanna Region -123


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