Ghana’s COVID-19 Caseload Rises to 17,741 With 112 Deaths

Accra, Ghana, June 30, 2020//-Ghana today added 390 new cases of COVID-19, increasing  caseload to 17,741 from the previous figure, with 112 deaths.

 

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kuma-Aboagye who disclosed this said:  “ As of yesterday, we have recorded a total of 17,741 out of about 297,591 persons tested with a test positivity rate of 5.96 percent.

The total recoveries out of this number stand at 13,268 and we have recorded a total death of 112. This brings out death rate to 0.63 percent far lower than even the African average of about 2 percent.”

He continued: “This leaves our active cases at 4,361 and these are people being managed at our treatment sites, isolation centres and some under home management based on your situation.

As of this morning, we have about 24 cases who are in severe conditions across the centres at UGMC, Ga East, and all the places where we have critical care being managed. We have people on ventilators,” he said.

There are 24 persons in critical and severe conditions with four on ventilators, Dr. Kuma-Aboagye said.

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