COVID-19: 15 more fatalities take Ghana’s death toll to 464

Ghana’s active cases as at 4 February stand at 6,411, pushing the total confirmed cases since March 2020 to 71,533

At least 765 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) pushing the country’s active cases to 6,411.

The death toll hits 464 after 15 additional fatalities were recorded across the country, an update on the GHS COVID-19 dashboard reveals.

As at 4 February 2021, Ghana’s total confirmed cases stand at 71,533.

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Health officials have recorded 64,658 recoveries.

Regional active cases

Greater Accra Region – 42,010

Ashanti Region – 12,935

Western Region – 3,878

Eastern Region – 3,046

Central Region – 2,458

Volta Region – 1,092

Bono East Region – 845

Northern Region – 802

Upper East Region – 755

Western North Region – 729

Bono Region – 694

Ahafo Region – 563

Oti Region – 250

Upper West Region – 225

Savannah Region – 68

North East Region – 34

Don’t flout protocols

Most Rev. Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, the Catholic Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, has openly stated that he tested positive for COVID-19.

He has been undergoing treatment for the past five days at the Ga East Infectious Disease Centre, he announced in a viral video he posted on social media.

Adopt the three Ps

Palmer-Buckle wants Ghanaians to adopt what he terms the three PPPs – prayer, [observing the COVID] protocols and prayer.

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He encouraged those who have been infected by the viral disease to be hopeful they will be healed.

He has, however, encouraged the public to ensure they adhere strictly to the protocols to avoid being infected.

The Catholic priest recently celebrated the requiem mass for late former President Jerry John Rawlings.

Source: asaaseradio

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