COVID-19: 16 Deaths, Ghana’s Case Count Now 1671; 188 Recoveries

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Ghana’s COVID-19 case count has gone up to 1671 according to the Ghana Health Service.

The number of recoveries has increased from 155 to 188.

This was disclosed by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Patrick Aboagye at a press briefing on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

“Ghana currently has 1,671 cases confirmed as at this morning. Out of this 563 has come from general surveillance which those who fall ill and approached the hospital and were tested. 105 still remains part of the earlier quarantined in Tamale and those we have from the enhanced tracing that’s the group that we actually went out to look for, we found a 1,113 bringing our total to 1,671. Currently, about 1,461 are well or no symptoms and are responding very well to treatment” he said.

Per an update on the GHS website, the death toll has risen to 16.

Below is the Regional Breakdown

-Greater Accra Region – 1,433

-Ashanti Region – 84

-Eastern Region – 57

-Upper East Region – 18

-Oti Region – 17

-Central Region – 17

-Northern Region – 13

-Volta Region – 11

-Western Region – 9

-Upper West Region – 8

-North East Region – 2

-Western North Region – 1

-Savannah Region – 0

-Bono Region – 0

-Ahafo Region – 0

-Bono East Region – 0

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