Six recover from COVID-19 in Western Region as case count hit 352
Six (6) people have recovered from the novel coronavirus in the Western Region. The news though relieving was accompanied with reports of a spike in the region’s case count from three hundred and thirty-four (334) to three hundred and fifty-two (352). The surge in these infections have caused the Ghana Health Service to consider the region as a hot spot for COVID-19 infection in the country, and thereby deploying a medical team to assist in managing the pandemic.
The data as presented by the Western Regional Health Directorate has the capital; Sekondi Takoradi being the worst hit, with one hundred and thirty-seven (137) cases, followed by the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipality with one hundred and four (104) cases of COVID-19 19.
The Effia Kwesimintsim, and Prestea Huni Valley Municipality have had their infection rates rising, ranking third and fourth, with thirty-seven (37) and thirty-one (31) COVID-19 cases respectively.
The Amenfi West Municipal and Wassa East District have both recorded its first case, leaving the Wassa Amenfi Central and Amenfi East, being the only two districts in the Western Region without an incident.
So far only one fatality has been recorded.
Find below the district chart for COVID-19