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