Another Covid-19 death as cases top 27k

One person has lost the battle to coronavirus in Ghana as the deaths rise to 145. Record of the latest casualty was contained in the latest case count released by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Saturday, July 18. The new fatality follows five others announced in the last update given on Friday, July 17. The were 488 new cases recorded, bringing the total cumulative number of cases to 27,060. Out of this number, 23,044 have either recovered or been discharged, leaving 3,871 cases under care and management. These active cases are being managed at various health facilities across the country with some being managed at home of the patients. But eight are said to be in critical conditions while 25 are in severe conditions with four on ventilators. Regional breakdown Greater Accra – 14,923 Ashanti – 5,642 Western – 2,218 Central – 1,140 Eastern – 1,030 Volta -492 Bono East – 294 Upper East – 282 Northern – 271 Western North – 216 Bono – 166 Oti – 143 Ahafo – 103 Upper West – 74 Savannah – 57 North East – 9 By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh|3news.com|Ghana ]]>

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