COVID-19: Ghana's cases increase to 2,719; recoveries rise to 294

COVID-19: Ghana's cases increase to 2,719; recoveries rise to 294

- 550 more cases of the coronavirus have been recorded

- The total number of confirmed cases in the country has shot up to 2,719

- The total recoveries also now stand at 294

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Information reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that 550 more cases of the coronavirus have been recorded making the total number of confirmed cases in the country 2,719.

Also, 65 more persons have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection in Ghana.

The total recoveries now stand at 294.

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) disclosed this in its regular update on Monday, May 4, 2020.

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The Greater Accra Region is still leading the chart with 2,332 cases, followed by the Ashanti and Eastern Regions with 124 and 94 cases respectively.

So far, out of the 16 regions in the country, 12 have recorded cases.

Fortunately, the Savannah, Bono, Ahafo, and Bono East regions have recorded zero cases as far as the COVID-19 is concerned.

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In other news, 19 Burkinabes have been intercepted after attempting to enter the country through unapproved routes.

Those who were arrested for trying to enter Ghana illegally have been repatriated.

A statement issued by the Ghana Immigration Service indicated that the Burkinabes were aboard an OA transport vehicle with registration number GT 8242-19 en route to Accra.

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