Ghana’s total number of COVID-19 infections has increased to 28, 430 following the verification of 763 new cases on Monday, July 20, 2020.
These new cases are from samples taken from the period from June 7 to July 16, 2020, according to health officials.
The update by the Ghana Health Service also indicates that five more deaths have been recorded. And this brings the death toll to 153 within the same period.
24,901 persons have recovered/discharged leaving the number of active cases at 3,376.
The latest update from the Ghana Health Service shows that Greater Accra is still leading the national case count followed by the Ashanti, Western and Central Regions.
Ghana Health Service in the latest update on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana notes that 25 persons are in severe conditions while eight others are in critical conditions.
The Ghana Health Service further notes that four persons who have tested positive for the virus are on ventilators.
The total number of tests conducted so far is 349, 752 comprising 127, 862 and 221, 890 tests conducted through routine surveillance and contact tracing respectively.
Below is the summary by Region; (March – July 17, 2020):