COVID-19: Ghana records 494 recoveries, as 180 awaits final test to be cleared of the virus

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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

Ashanti 662

Central 154

Western 52

Eastern 99

Upper West 21

Upper East 26

Volta 33

Oti 24

Western North 56

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