Ghana's COVID-19 deaths hit 199 with 39,075 cases

Eight more patients have died in Ghana from COVID-19, taking the national toll to 199.

Ghana's COVID-19 deaths hit 199 with 39,075 cases

Eight more patients have died in Ghana from COVID-19, taking the national toll to 199.

So far, the country has recorded a total of 39,075.

Some 574 new cases were recently confirmed.

They were reported in the lab on 2 August 2020.

According to the Ghana Health Service’s website, a total of 35,563 clinical recoveries have also been recorded with all of them discharged.

The current active caseload is 3,313.

Seven of them are in a critical condition, five on ventilators, and 23 in severe condition

So far, Ghana has conducted a total of 405,817 tests.

Regional breakdown

Greater Accra Region - 20,080

Ashanti Region - 9,588

Western Region - 2,738

Central Region - 1,620

Eastern Region - 1,579

Volta Region - 610

Bono East Region - 536

Western North Region - 526

Bono Region - 439

Ahafo Region - 364

Northern Region - 354

Upper East Region - 282

Oti Region - 200

Upper West Region - 88

Savannah Region - 62

North East Region - 9