COVID-19: Ghana records 494 recoveries, as 180 awaits final test to be cleared of the virus
Ghana’s recovery rate from the novel coronavirus is inching up, as reports by the Ghana Health Service indicates that a total of four hundred and ninety-four (494) patients had recovered from the disease. Director General for the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Aboagye in a media briefing organised by the Ministry of Information this morning, indicated that there exist some one hundred and eighty (180) patients awaiting a final negative test to clinically prove they their recovery from the viral infection.
According to him these patients have had their first test turn out negative, and as such a continued monitoring and testing will guarantee their full recovery.
Currently, as disclosed by Dr. Abaogye, the country’s case count has increased to five thousand, one hundred and twenty-seven (5,127).
He detailed that the rise as as a result of a total of four hundred and twenty-seven (427) new cases that were recorded yesterday; two hundred and seventy-two (272) of these cases are from the Obuasi township, of the Ashanti Region.
Current active cases of COVID-19 stands at 4,611
The Regional Breakdown is as follows:
Greater Accra 3981
Upper West 21
Upper East 26
Western North 56