COVID-19 in WR: 915 discharged, 33 recovers

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The Western Region is gradually overcoming the deadly coronavirus, as nine hundred and fifteen (915) patients get discharged from the various isolation center’s in the region. The data represents an additional fifty-nine (59) patients relative to what was reported on Monday 15th June, 2020.

These persons according to Regional the Health Directorate have shown no symptoms or illness after fourteen days of their first positive test. Clinically, these persons cannot transfer the virus to any other person, a report from the Directorate noted.

Additionally, twelve (12) patients have recovered from the novel coronavirus, bringing to tally the region’s recovered cases to thrity-three (33).

Inspite of all these gains, the Western Region continues to record new cases of the viral disease. Th latest report from the Regional Surveillance Team indictates that a cumulative one thousand and fifty-nine (1,051) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed since the outbreak.

The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal have overtaken the Sekondi Takoradi, to become the region’s ‘hottest’ spot; with four hundred and twenty-nine (429) cases.

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis now has a total confirmed case of three hundred and thirty-seven (337). All districts in the region have recorded a case(s) of the novel coronavirus except the Wassa Amenfi East and Amenfí Central.

Sadly, three (3) persons have passed away, all of whom had an underlying medical condition.

Experts fear the region’s confirmed cases will rise in the ensuing weeks as, we await results of some four thousand, three hundred and seventy-six (4,376) samples taken from contacts of infected persons and suspected I texted persons.

Take a look at the district breakdown of the cases.


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