Ghana Records 695 New Cases Of COVID-19

 Ghana Records 695 New Cases Of COVID-19

New update released by Ghana Health Service indicates that, 695 new cases have been recorded pushing the total count to 26,125.

Director General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, made this known to the media at the Covid19 briefing on Thursday at the Information Ministry in Accra.

The number of recoveries is now 22,270 recoveries/discharge with no new death keeping the tally at 139.

Of the total confirmed cases, he said 10,465 positive cases were recorded through routine surveillance and 15,660 positive cases through enhanced contact tracing.

Active cases, he said, were 3,716 being managed in treatment sites, Isolation Centres and under home Management.

He added that about 25 cases are in severe conditions, eight critical cases and with four on ventilators.

Ghana has so far conducted a total of 339,491 tests

The Greater Accra region continues to lead with over 14,000 of the total cases confirmed in the country followed by the Ashanti and Western Regions.

Dr. Kumah Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in announcing the update said it was based on data gathered as of July 13, 2020.

By: Felicia Gyasiwaah Dadzie / Kingdom 107.7 FM / Kingdom TV/ / [email protected] / Ghana /

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