- Ghana has recorded 271 more cases of the novel coronavirus
- The number of newly-detected cases pushes the total figure to 1,550 from 1,279
- One more death, as well as 21 new recoveries, have also been recorded
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The total number of the novel coronavirus cases in Ghana has jumped from 1,279 to 1,550 as 271 more cases of the global pandemic have been recorded in the country.
In the latest update by the Ghana Health Service, the total number of recoveries and deaths have also changed since the last update as they have moved to 155 and 11 respectively.
This suggests this in summary, 271 new cases have been recorded from the backlog of tests still being cleared whilst 21 more patients have fully recovered and one more person has died.
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See report below:
The Greater Accra Region leads all the other regions with 1,347 cases whilst the Ashanti Region and the Eastern Region follow with 69 and 57 cases respectively.
Other distributions include Oti Region - 17, Central Region - 17, Northern Region - 13, Volta Region - 10, Upper West Region - 8, Upper East Region - 8, North-East Region - 2, Western Region - 1 and Western North Region - 1.
Only four regions in Ghana have not recorded any case of the novel coronavirus and they are Savannah Region, Bono Region, Ahafo Region and the Bono East Region.
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In another interesting report, former president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has finally given the real explanation behind his choice to distribute food to the vulnerable himself amid COVID-19 outbreak.
The respected ex-president made the interesting revelation during his address to the nation on policies he would have implemented to curb the global pandemic, on the night of April 23, 2020.
According to John Mahama, his willingness to take the risk of stepping out to personally make donations to the many vulnerable people around the country shows his true leadership character.
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