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COVID-19: Ghana records 19 deaths in a day

At least 702 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed increasing the active cases in Ghana to 7,866, according to the Ghana Health Service

Ghana has recorded its highest daily deaths of 19 so far since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, latest figures from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) reveal.

The country’s death toll now stands at 561 as at 13 February.

At least 702 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed increasing the active cases in Ghana to 7,866.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 77,748 since March 2020. According to the GHS, 69, 321 have so far recovered and been discharged.

Airport update

At least 1,179 cases have been confirmed at the Kotoka International Airport since it was reopened to human traffic in September 2020 out of which 981 have recovered.

The latest figure also puts severe cases at 86 with 29 people in critical condition.

Regional breakdown of cases

Greater Accra Region – 45,191

Ashanti Region – 13,822

Western Region – 4,559

Eastern Region – 3,342

Central Region – 2,697

Volta Region – 1,386

Bono East Region – 966

Northern Region – 862

Bono Region – 833

Upper East Region – 814

Western North Region – 773

Ahafo Region – 625

Upper West Region – 307

Oti Region – 258

Savannah Region – 69

North East Region – 61

Source: asaaseradio

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