Western Region COVID-19 case shot up by 56.4 percent, 233 infections now

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Statistics on the novel coronavirus in the Western Region gets scarier each day. A latest report by the Regional Health Directorate indicates that Eighty-four (84) new infections have been confirmed, pushing further the total confirmed cases to two hundred and thirty-three (233).

The latest figure represent a rise of 56.4 percent of what was reported yesterday (149 cases)

The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis remains the most hit, with one hundred and twenty (129) making it the epicenter of the virus in the Western Region. Thirty-nine (39) out of the 84 new cases were recorded in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis.


The Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal has the second largest infection rate, currently with thirty (30) new cases, putting it’s tally at sixty-three (63) cases.

Nine (9) new cases also confirmed at Effia Kwesimintsim Municipality, bring to total 18 COVID 19 cases.

So far, the Jomoro, Amenfi West, Amenfi East, Amenfi Central and Wassa East Districts have not recorded a case of the disease.

Routine surveillance have therefore been intensified to enable the Regional Health Directorate manage the pandemic. Only one person had recovered from the virus, and one other reported dead.

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