Covid-19: Ghana’s total hits 11,118

Three months after confirming its first two index cases, Ghana’s total case count as regards the novel coronavirus disease has risen beyond 11,000.

The total case count now is 11,118.

Though there are no new deaths, which still stand at 48, the recoveries have slowed over the past few days.

This has seen a rise in the number of active cases.

From the latest update given by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) on Saturday, a total of 3,979 have recovered since the outbreak of the disease.

This has resulted in a total of 7,091 active cases being managed at various health centres across the country.

Already, there have been reports that these centres are being overstretched as a result of the spike in cases, most of which came from the Western Region.

The Medical Superintendent at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, Dr Eben Oduro Mensah, 3FM on Thursday that asymptomatic patients are being transferred to other facilities in order to make room for more severe cases.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region – 6,888

Ashanti Region – 1,989

Western Region – 909

Central Region – 584

Volta Region – 212

Eastern Region – 204

Upper East Region – 128

Western North Region – 79

Oti Region – 48

Northern Region – 37

Upper West Region – 22

Bono East Region – 13

North East Region – 2

Savannah Region – 1

Bono Region – 1

Ahafo Region – 1

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh||Ghana 

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