Covid-19 Confirmed cases in Ghana now stand at 5,918 with 1,754 recoveries

Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Tuesday morning reported that the total confirmed Coronavirus cases (COVID-19) in the country now stands at 5,918 as at May 19, 2020.

According to the latest update on the pandemic, the death in the country has now jumped to 31 with 1,754 recoveries.

Dr. Badu Sarkodie of the Ghana Health Service disclosed this at a press conference in Accra.

The Director General of the GHS also disclosed that five patients are in a critical condition.

The health authorities in the country have so far conducted a total of 180, 567 tests, making it one of the leading countries in Africa to have conducted tests per million population.

Three regions out of the 16; Savannah, Ahafo and Bono East are yet to record any case of COVID-19.

Find below the regional breakdown of the COVID-19 cases in Ghana.

Regional breakdown:

Greater Accra Region – 4,422

Ashanti Region – 881

Central Region – 212

Eastern Region – 100

Western Region – 98

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

By Francis Tandoh || ghananewsonline.com.gh 

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